Turf Magazine - February, 2009
Fertilizers and Preemergent and Postemergent Herbicides
Whether you like the idea
of a simple, chemical application or prefer to go the natural route, the
fertilizers in this guide have the solution. These products will help get
your grass growing and keep it looking its best.
We also know that prevention is the best medicine, and
now is the time to plan ahead for the onslaught of those unwanted grassy
neighbors. Whether it’s preventing Poa annua in your bentgrass
greens, crabgrass in your clients’ lawns or aquatic weeds in ponds
and lakes, you’ll find the products you need right here.
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Preemergent and Postemergent Herbicides
Products include broad-range Weedtrine-D, systemic
Shoreklear-Plus with nonionic surfactant and selective Harpoon and
Onetime combines quinclorac, MCPP-P and dicamba to
control more than 70 annual broadleaf and grassy weeds like crabgrass,
foxtail and dandelion.
Acclaim Extra is a selective, systemic, postemergent
herbicide that works in a single treatment to control annual and perennial
grasses in turf.
Spotlight postemergent herbicide offers control of
annual and perennial broadleaf weeds, including clover, on cool and most
Echelon herbicide offers control of crabgrass, sedges
and grassy weeds, such as goosegrass, and of postemergent activity in
Lifeguard herbicide controls crabgrass, dallisgrass,
goosegrass and other weeds on cool and warm-season grasses. The active
ingredient is dithiopyr.
Roundup PROMAX is a glyphosate product that is more
concentrated, can be applied at lower rates and is rainfast in 30 minutes.
Dynamo herbicide contains dithiopyr to provide
preemergent coverage and early postemergent control of broadleaf and grassy
Starfighter contains oxidiazon and provides preemergent
control of crabgrass, goosegrass, annual sedge, pigweed, oxalis, annual
bluegrass and more.
Phydura is a broad-spectrum contact herbicide that
uses clove oil and vinegar as active ingredients. It is a nonselective
spray with no re-entry interval.
Tenacity is a selective, systemic herbicide for pre
and postemergence control of 46 broadleaf weeds and undesired grasses.
Offers Agresoil Compost made from biosolids, leaf and
yard waste, farm waste, as well as Agrestart/Agrefinish Organic Fertilizer.
Art Wilson Co.
Cal-CM Plus provides more calcium sulfate than gypsum.
Prilled products are finely ground and then pelletized.
Bay State Fertilizer is a 100 percent recycled product
that features nitrogen in a natural organic form that breaks down slowly.
AgroVantage Feast fertilizers deliver fast green-up
and season-long dark green turf with nitrogen nutrition, complete N-P-K
formulations and more.
Humate Rejuvenator is a line of environmentally
friendly fertilizers made from plant-based nutrients, high-energy granular
humate and calcium.
Perfect Spikes contain chlorophyll-producing iron,
manganese and sulfur to help restore healthy green growth in trees and
Actino-Iron is a fungicide that also contains
slow-release iron for long-term greening and humic acids for healthy roots
and plant growth.
NatureTech products include OMRI-certified organic,
slow-release fertilizers and organic-based, variable-release fertilizers
with micro and macronutrients.
Offers reacted and coated slow-release nitrogen
fertilizers, foliar fertilizers, organic and combination fertilizers,
injectables and more.