Herbicide Summary - Escort XP

Controls many annual and perennial broadleaf weeds and woody plants, especially effective on kudzu vine and multiflora rose; used in conifer site preparation.
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Common Name: Metsulfuron methyl- 60%

Formulation: Dispersible solid granule

Signal Word: Caution

Toxicity: Practically nontoxic; oral LD (50):>5,000 mg/kg

Use Classification: General Use

Minimum Required Personal Protective Equipment: Long-sleeved shirt, long pants, shoes, and socks

Carriers: Water

Activity: Absorbed through foliage, and to a lesser degree, through root uptake

Mode of Action: Inhibits the synthesis of key amino acids found only in plants; stops growth in the growing tips of both the roots and the shoots; has both pre- and postemergence activity

Selectivity: Grasses show high tolerance to this product

Precautions: May adversely affect non-target plants at very low levels from contact with drift, runoff, or root systems

Application Methods: Foliar spray, basal soil

Manufacturer: Bayer