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The Research Literature database was created and funded by the Florida Wildflower Foundation. Use the search features below to find scientific articles on native wildflowers that are commercially available or used in restoration projects.

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Wildflower tolerance to metolachlor and metolachlor combined with other broadleaf herbicides

Author(s): J. F. Derr

Month: Oct
Year: 1993

Journal: Hortscience
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Volume: 28
Issue: 10
Pages: 1023-1026

Article Topic(s): Establishment methods, Herbicide
Research Setting(s): Field

Species Referenced: Echinacea purpurea (Eastern purple coneflower),


Determines the tolerance of transplanted Coreopsis lanceolata and Echinacea purpurea to the herbicide metolachlor. Metolachlor applied at the maximum use rate and twice the maximum use rate did not reduce the wildflower stand or flowering, although plants did display visible injury. Metolachlor controlled the weed yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculents) by at least 89 percent.

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J. F. Derr. "Wildflower tolerance to metolachlor and metolachlor combined with other broadleaf herbicides." Hortscience 28.10 (1993): 1023-1026.

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ISSN: 0018-5345

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