A Wicked View

Michael Barrett, David E. Ervin, George B. Frisvold, Raymond A. Jussaume, David R. Shaw, Sarah M. Ward

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Abstract

In a recent essay, Harker and coauthors stated that considering herbicide resistance as a wicked problem without clear causes or solutions ignores what weed scientists know about the biology and management of herbicide-resistant weeds. In this response, we argue that this misrepresents what is meant by wicked and that the wicked problem concept is valuable in understanding the multifaceted nature of herbicide resistance as a human-caused phenomenon.

LanguageEnglish (US)
Pages441-443
Number of pages3
JournalWeed Science
Volume65
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2017

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Keywords

  • Herbicide resistance
  • weed management
  • wicked problem

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Plant Science

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Barrett, M., Ervin, D. E., Frisvold, G. B., Jussaume, R. A., Shaw, D. R., & Ward, S. M. (2017). A Wicked View. Weed Science, 65(4), 441-443. DOI: 10.1017/wsc.2017.20

A Wicked View. / Barrett, Michael; Ervin, David E.; Frisvold, George B.; Jussaume, Raymond A.; Shaw, David R.; Ward, Sarah M.

In: Weed Science, Vol. 65, No. 4, 01.07.2017, p. 441-443.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Barrett, M, Ervin, DE, Frisvold, GB, Jussaume, RA, Shaw, DR & Ward, SM 2017, 'A Wicked View' Weed Science, vol 65, no. 4, pp. 441-443. DOI: 10.1017/wsc.2017.20
Barrett M, Ervin DE, Frisvold GB, Jussaume RA, Shaw DR, Ward SM. A Wicked View. Weed Science. 2017 Jul 1;65(4):441-443. Available from, DOI: 10.1017/wsc.2017.20
Barrett, Michael ; Ervin, David E. ; Frisvold, George B. ; Jussaume, Raymond A. ; Shaw, David R. ; Ward, Sarah M./ A Wicked View. In: Weed Science. 2017 ; Vol. 65, No. 4. pp. 441-443
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