Effectiveness of Hexazinone as a Forestry Herbicide

  • Authors: Michael, Jerry L.
  • Publication Year: 1985
  • Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
  • Source: Forestry Bulletin R8-F8/P 16, April 1985

Abstract

Hexuinone has proven to be a useful herbicide in southern forestry. Its effectiveness in controlling many woody and herbaceour weeds at application rates tolerated by pines provides foresters with a selective vegetation management tool. Hexazinone is an environmentally safe chemical because lt is low in toxicity, is degraded readily, does not bioaccumulate; and does not impair water quality. It is registered for use In pine reforestation for site preparation, release from woody and herbaceour weeds, individual hardwood stem control and herbaceous weed control. Formulations labeled for forestry use include a water-soluble powder (90 percent active ingredient), a water-disersible liquid and free-flowing granules (5 and 10-percent active ingredient.

  • Citation: Michael, Jerry L. 1985. Effectiveness of Hexazinone as a Forestry Herbicide. Forestry Bulletin R8-F8/P 16, April 1985
  • Posted Date: April 1, 1980
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
  • Print Publications Are No Longer Available

    In an ongoing effort to be fiscally responsible, the Southern Research Station (SRS) will no longer produce and distribute hard copies of our publications. Many SRS publications are available at cost via the Government Printing Office (GPO). Electronic versions of publications may be downloaded, printed, and distributed.

    Publication Notes

    • This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
    • Our online publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat. During the capture process some typographical errors may occur. Please contact the SRS webmaster if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
    • To view this article, download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.