Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 2 of 2 items for

  • Author or Editor: Thomas V. Reed x
Clear All Modify Search

Swinecress [Coronopus didymus (L.) Sm.] is a problematic weed in newly seeded tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.) and often warrants control with herbicides. The objective of this research was to investigate the influence of application timing on efficacy of aminocyclopyrachlor, fluroxypyr, and triclopyr for swinecress control compared with dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) + 3,6-dichloro-o-anisic acid (dicamba) + methylchlorophenoxypropionic acid (MCPP). Aminocyclopyrachlor at 0.05 and 0.10 kg a.i./ha provided less than 35% control from February applications, but both rates averaged greater than 90% control with April applications. Fluroxypyr at 0.26 and 0.52 kg a.i./ha provided poor (less than 70%) control from February applications but control increased to 71% and 90% from April treatments, respectively. Triclopyr at 0.56 and 1.12 kg a.i./ha provided greater than 90% swinecress control at both application timings and was comparable to 2,4-D + dicamba + MCPP. Overall, aminocyclopyrachlor and fluroxypyr were only effective for controlling swinecress in April, whereas triclopyr provided excellent control with February and April applications.

Free access