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Results of herbicide trials to control Japanese honeysuckleAuthor(s): Silas Little; Horace A. Somes
Source: Research Note NE-62. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 8p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThree or more annual sprays are required to eliminate Japanese honeysuckle where 2,4-D, a mixture of 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T, or amitrole is applied as either a low-volume (mistblower) or high-volume spray. Dicamba and picloram are more effective. The mixture of 2,4-D and picloram is recommended as the best material for eliminating honeysuckle in a single treatment at the time of harvesting overstory trees. However, 3 gallons of the material, costing about $33, are required per acre.
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CitationLittle, Silas; Somes, Horace A. 1967. Results of herbicide trials to control Japanese honeysuckle. Research Note NE-62. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 8p.
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