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Control of Leafy Spurge with Herbicides

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Title: Control of Leafy Spurge with Herbicides
Author: Lym, Rodney G.; Messersmith, Calvin G.
Description: The issue of how to control leafy spurge is problematic. the application of herbicides and a proper management control have proven the most effective treatment for top growth and root control.Herbicides that have been chosen to address this typically have been 2-4, D, dicmaba (Banvel), glyphosate (Roundup) and picloram (Tordon). This article discusses the most effective usage of herbicides for the control of leafy spurge in several different management situations. The timing of the herbicide application, the control in pasture and range lands, it's control in wooded areas, it's control for small infestations and the economics of leafy spurge control are each addressed in the article. It was summarized that if with proper well planned and implemented leafy spurge management strategies that once unproductive lands could be returned into agriculturally productive lands once again.
Date: 1983
Subject: Euphorbia esula
Weed control
Chemical control
Permalink: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/4717

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