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Growth inhibition of ericaceous plants from metolachlor

Author(s): J. R. Frank, C. E. Beste

Year: 1990

Journal: Journal of Environmental Horticulture
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Volume: 8
Issue: 4
Pages: 173-176

Article Topic(s): Herbicide
Research Setting(s): Landscape

Species Referenced: Leucothoe axillaris (Coastal doghobble),


Tests the phytoxicity of the herbicide metolachlor on cultivated azaleas and Leucothoe axillaris. Metolachlor is used to control the weedy yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus). Some species experienced temporary injury following a July application of herbicide. However, at the time of crop harvest, there was no reduction in crop quality or size. This article is accessible without a subscription at the following link:

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J. R. Frank, and C. E. Beste. "Growth inhibition of ericaceous plants from metolachlor." Journal of Environmental Horticulture 8.4 (1990): 173-176.

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ISSN: 0738-2898
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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