Herbicide Summary - Oust XP

Controls annual and perennial grasses and broadleaf weeds; primarily used in plantations for site preparation and release; also used to control herbaceous weeds in natural regeneration sites.
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Updated: October 21, 2011

Common Name: Sulfometuron methyl-75%

Formulation: Dispersible solid granules

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 roots

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

Selectivity: Many coniferous and hardwood species are resistant

Precautions: Application over trees suffering a loss of vigor or following bud break may injure or kill trees

Application Methods: Foliar spray

Manufacturer: Bayer

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