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Pasture Weed Control Database


The Pasture Weed Control Database contains the same information and pictures included in the Miscellaneous Publication MP-522. The weeds are arranged alphabetically by scientific name because common names vary. For example, in Arkansas, Eupatorium capillifolium, is variously called, Dogfennel, Cypress Weed, and Texas Cedar.

Rattail Fescue, Vulpia myuros
Vulpia myuros
Glyphosate must be applied in January or February while the Rattail Fescue is small to achieve effective control in dormant bermudagrass. A good rule of thumb is waiting for the high to reach 50 degrees three days in a row. Glyphosate works very slowly in cold weather. Use1.5 quarts per acre of 41% active ingredient glyphosate. Another important factor in control is adequate spray coverage. Our research herbicides are applied with a boom sprayer at 15 gal/A using 8002 flat fan nozzles on 20-inch spacing.
John Boyd
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Specialist: John Boyd
2301 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204-4940
Phone: 501-671-2224
FAX: 501-671-2297
jboyd@uaex.edu
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