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Title: Glyphosate controls hardwoods in West Virginia

Author: Wendel, G. W.; Kochenderfer, J. N.;

Date: 1982

Source: Res. Pap. NE-497. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7p.

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: Applications of Roundup, a glyphosate, by mistblower were effective in controlling hay-scented fern, blackberries, and some tree, shrub, and herbaceous species on an experimental watershed in West Virginia. Damage to planted Norway spruce was slight at rates of 1, 2, and 3 qt/acre (0.75, 1.50, and 2.25 lb/acre of the acid glyphosate). A variety of hardwood species were killed following injections of 20 or 50 percent solution of Roundup at a rate of 1.5 ml per incision. The cuts were spaced at 1.5 inches, edge to edge, around the stem near groundline. Resprouting of the treated hardwoods was minimal after 2 years.

Keywords: Injection, mistblowing, white pine, Norway spruce

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Wendel, G. W.; Kochenderfer, J. N. 1982. Glyphosate controls hardwoods in West Virginia. Res. Pap. NE-497. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7p.

 


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