hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: Yellow nutsedge control

BASF has a product "Basagran" (bentazon) which has some activity on yellow
nutsedge.  Turf companies in Nebraska used it to remove yellow nutsedge from
lawns, although it does not translocate well into the root and "nut," i.e.,
most of the activity is through contact.

Depending upon the severity of the problem, I'd recommend some
EXPERIMENTATION before I would ever broadcast it over an entire bed.  I
suspect that results would be best now, with the dormancy of TBs and with
y.n. at its peak.

Basagran was sold as a post-emerge broadleaf herbicide for soybeans,
although yellow nutsedge is listed on its label.  Any product used on a food
crop, particularly post emerge, must meet very  stringent toxicology
requirements, and this product is safe if used as directed.

My control measure of choice is still to repeatedly pull it out, because
I've never let it get "out of hand."

Bob Stassen, Ag-chemical s/r in previous life.

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index