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Weed control options for new plantings (1st-leaf, read label for precautions)

Renae Moran, U. of Maine

TYPE WEEDS PRODUCTS CHEMICAL ACTIVITY COMMENTS
pre-emergent

annual grass, some broadleaf

Surflan
Oryzalin
oryzalin systemic wait for soil to settle; requires rainfall or irrigation
    Prowl H2O pendimethalin systemic  
    Sinbar terbacil contact use caution in first leaf, wait for soil to settle, use low rate; read label for specifics
  broadleaf Goal
GoalTender Galligan
Collide
oxyfluorfen contact (some systemic) dormant trees only; vapor toxic to foliage
    Gallery isoxaben systemic wait for soil to settle; tank-mix with Prowl best option for weed control in new plantings
post-emergent grass, broadleaf Gramoxone paraquat contact restricted use, highly toxic, no application to green bark (shield trunks) 
    Roundup and generics glyphosate contact shield trunks
  young broadleaf Goal
GoalTender Galligan
Collide
oxyfluorfen contact (some systemic) seedlings only; dormant trees only; vapors can be phytotoxic
    Aim carfentrazone-ethyl contact shield trunks
    Venue pyraflufen-ethyl contact shield trunks
  grasses Select 2EC
Select Max
clethodim systemic non-bearing only
    Fusilade DX fluazifop systemic stone fruit all ages; apple and pear non-bearing only
    Poast sethoxidim systemic plum non-bearing only