Herbicide Summary - Foresters'

Controls annual and perennial broadleaf weeds, grasses, vines, and woody plants; ground broadcast treatments for hardwood brush and fern control or pine release.
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Updated: October 21, 2011

Common Name: Glyphosate- 53.8%

Formulation: Water-soluble liquid (amine salt)

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 or cut surface

Mode of Action: Inhibits the production of an enzyme necessary for producing essential amino acids; also inhibits chlorophyll synthesis, causing the leaves to lose color

Selectivity: Nonselective, broad-spectrum herbicide

Precautions: Avoid herbicide contact with foliage and green stems of desirable plants and trees

Application Methods: Foliar spray, cut stump, stem injection, frill girdle

Manufacturer: Nufarm

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