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Title: Brushkiller to control scrub oak sprouts...combinations of broadcast and individual plant applications tested

Author: Plumb, T. R.;

Date: 1967

Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-146. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p

Publication Series: Research Note (RN)

Description: ABSTRACT:Combinations of three annual broadcast and individual plant spray applications of brushkiller (a 50-50 mixture of 2,4-dichloro- and 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid) in water-oil emulsion were compared to find the most effective, economical sequence of treatments to kill sprouting scrub oak (Quercus dumosa Nutt.) plants. No one treatment combination had a clearcut advantage. Regardless of treatment combination, three successive applications were needed to obtain satisfactory control.

Keywords: Broadcast herbicide application, brushkiller, chaparral control, herbicide application, Quercus dumosa, scrub oak control, 2, 4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, 2, 4, 5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid

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Plumb, T. R. 1967. Brushkiller to control scrub oak sprouts...combinations of broadcast and individual plant applications tested. Res. Note PSW-RN-146. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p.

 


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