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Sericea Lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata) Control with Selected Postemergence Herbicides

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  12 June 2017

John V. Altom
Dep. Agron., Okla. State Univ., Stillwater, OK 74078
Jimmy F. Stritzke
Dep. Agron., Okla. State Univ., Stillwater, OK 74078
David L. Weeks
Dep. Stat., Okla. State Univ., Stillwater, OK 74078


Field experiments were conducted in the summers of 1988 and 1989 to evaluate sericea lespedeza control with POST herbicides. Triclopyr, picloram, 2,4-D, metsulfuron, dicamba, and selected herbicide mixtures were evaluated in 1988 and 1989. Clopyralid was evaluated in 1988 and fluroxypyr in 1989. Triclopyr at 0.56 and 1.12 kg ha–1 controlled sericea lespedeza both years. Fluroxypyr at 0.56 kg ha–1 also controlled sericea lespedeza. Control with picloram and metsulfuron was variable. Other treatments evaluated did not control sericea lespedeza.

Copyright © 1990 by the Weed Science Society of America 

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