Herbicide Summary - Forestry Garlon XRT

For controlling woody plants as well as annual and perennial broadleaf weeds; broadcast treatments for site preparation and release of conifers; used to control cut stump re-sprouting.
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Common Name: Triclopyr- 83.9%; Acid Equivalent: 60.3% - 6.3 lbs./gal

Formulation: Oil-soluble liquid, ester

Signal Word: Warning

Toxicity: Slightly toxic; oral LD (50): 2,966 mg/kg

Use Classification: General Use

Minimum Required Personal Protective Equipment: Long-sleeved shirt, long pants, chemical-resistant gloves, protective eyewear, shoes, and socks

Carriers: Water for foliar applications; for basal bark and cut stump treatments use commercially available basal oil, diesel fuel, fuel oil, or kerosene

Activity: Absorbed through foliage, bark or cut surface

Mode of Action: Acts as a systemic herbicide that deregulates plant growth metabolic pathways; accumulates in the plant meristems (growth regions), causing uneven cell division and growth

Selectivity: Little or no impact on grasses

Precautions: Do not apply directly to open water, highly toxic to aquatic organisms; apply spray drift reduction strategies

Application Methods: Foliar spray (aerial and ground) basal bark, cut stump

Manufacturer: Dow AgroSciences