Herbicides Available for Treating Soil for Vegetation Control
Chemical Sample Trade Names General Uses and Precautions
Use in area where complete control of vegetation
is desired (around buildings and industrial areas).
Do not use on cropland or near desirable trees,
shrubs, or other desirable plants.
Nonflammable, noncorrosive, stable shelf life.
Avoid skin, eye, and clothing contact. Wear eye
and inhalation protection.
sulfometuron methyl Oust
Apply before or during early growth stages of
weed growth as a preemergent or post emergent
to control broadleaf weeds and grass. Apply to
noncrop areas, such as railroad, highway, utility,
and other rights of way. Selective weed control in
certain types of unimproved turf grasses on
May irritate eyes, nose, throat, and skin. Avoid
breathing dust or spray mist. Avoid contact with
skin, eyes, and clothing.
Noncrop control of right of way areas. Degree and
duration of control will vary with amount of
chemical applied, soli type, and other conditions.
Apply either preemergent or post emergent. Avoid
application and spray drift on to desirable trees or
other plants as well as their root zone. Do not
apply to irrigation or potable water.
Avoid breathing dust and contact with skin, eyes,
or clothing. Use eye protection and protective
clothing such as coveralls and gloves.