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Nick Hustedde

Herbicide Active Ingredients – A Deeper Dive

Herbicide active ingredients are the components of a formulation employing phytotoxicity on targeted weed species. Most herbicide labels list active ingredient and inert elements as a percentage by weight as well as pound of active ingredient per gallon or per pound for liquid and dry formulations, respectively. Referencing herbicide active ingredients for each product is a critical step for any weed management practitioner. This is important to assess and understand for several reasons such as: Validating the active ingredient is toxic to the desired weed species Reducing the overreliance on specific active ingredients (many of the same active ingredients [...]

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