Why Palmer Amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri)?<BR>38 species of Amaranthus in U.S. <BR>27 species found in SE <BR>dioacious <BR>grows faster than other pigweeds (1-2 per day!!) <BR>more competitive than other pigweeds <BR>prolific seed producer <BR>seed to seed 9-12 WAE <BR>2 generations/year <BR>herbicide tolerance <BR>