Skip to page content
USDA Forest Service
  
Treesearch

Research & Development Treesearch

 
Treesearch Home
About Treesearch
Contact Us
Research & Development
Forest Products Lab
International Institute of Tropical Forestry
Northern
Pacific Northwest
Pacific Southwest
Rocky Mountain
Southern
Help
 

GeoTreesearch


Science.gov - We Participate


USA.gov  Government Made Easy


Global Forest Information Service

US Forest Service
P.O. Box 96090
Washington, D.C.
20090-6090

(202) 205-8333

You are here: Home / Search / Publication Information
Bookmark and Share

Publication Information

(90 KB bytes)

Title: Kudzu eradication trials with new herbicides

Author: Miller, James H.

Date: 1988

Source: In: Proceedings, 41st Annual Meeting Southern Weed Science Society; 1988 January 18-20; Tulsa, OK. [Champaign, IL]: Southern Weed Science Society. 220-225.

Publication Series: Not categorized

Description: Two screening studies in Georgia tested new herbicides as potential eradicators of kudzu (Pueraria lobata (Willd.) Ohwi). One study was conducted on a Coastal Plain and the other on a Piedmont site. Tordon 101 was applied as the standard. Those herbicides which are currently labeled for forest land site preparation and which gave control comparable to Tordon 101 (a-0.05) were Tordon K at 4 qt/A and Arsenal Applicator Concentrate at 6 qt/A, Lower rates of Arsenal, Oust + Roundup rates up to 6 oz + 2 qt/A, and Escort rates up to 8 oz/A did not yield effective control, Spike sow, a noncrop herbicide, gave control comparable to Tordon 101 when applied at rates of 4 and 6 lb product/A, An experimental herbicide, Lontrel at 2.64 qt/A, gave statistically less control than the Tordon standard. Another experimental formulation, Escort, in combination with Roundup at 1 oz f 1 qt, gave good control and appears promising for controlling kudzu invading pine plantations.

Publication Notes:

  • We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
  • This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.

XML: View XML

Citation:


Miller, James H. 1988. Kudzu eradication trials with new herbicides. In: Proceedings, 41st Annual Meeting Southern Weed Science Society; 1988 January 18-20; Tulsa, OK. [Champaign, IL]: Southern Weed Science Society. 220-225.

 


 [ Get Acrobat ]  Get the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat reader or Acrobat Reader for Windows with Search and Accessibility

USDA logo which links to the department's national site. Forest Service logo which links to the agency's national site.