CHEMICAL, PHYSICAL, AND BIOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF HERBICIDES AND PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS -- Continued
Trade Name and
(Cost per Pound;. and
L D50 (mg/kg)
Biological Information and Remarks
DSMA (see methane arsonates)
Soil-applied herbicide for control of annual broad-
leaf and grass weeds in cotton, sugarcane, grapes,
apples, pears, citrus, and alfalfa. At higher rates it
can be used as a general weed killer, but is generally
less effective than bromacil. It has some specialized
powder, flowable liquid)
uses. Diuron is a strong inhibitor of photosynthesis.
Adsorption on soil increases as clay content and
organic matter content increases. Microbes are the
primary cause of diuron disappearance from soil.
Leaching is very slow. When applied at soil sterilant
rates, it may persist for more than a year.
Selective postemergence annual and perennial grass
control in several cool season turfgrass species.
Approved for use in sod farms, commercial, and
residential turf and rights-of-way. It is absorbed
oxyl] phenoxy] propanoate
primarily through foliage, but is not translocated
($276.41 /lb emulsifiable
from one tiller to another. Therefore, it is critical
that all exposed foliage be thoroughly and uniformly
covered. The product should not be applied during
periods of severe drought stress. Kentucky bluegrass
should not be seeded for a minimum of 21 days
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