Turfgrass

Agricultural pest management


Susceptibility of Weeds to Herbicide ControlΦ

(Reviewed 9/09, updated 9/09, pesticides updated 12/16)

In this Guideline: More about weeds in turfgrass:

Susceptibility of Weeds to Herbicide Control
Customize list of weeds PREEMERGENCE
ATR BEN DCP DIT IND ISO MES NAP ORY OXA PEN PRD PRO* SID SUF
ANNUAL WEEDS
barnyardgrass C C C C C N C C C P C C C C C
bluegrass, annual C C C C C N P C C C C C C N C
brassbuttons, southern C N
burclover, California C N N C C C P C P P N N
burweed, lawn (soliva) C N N C C P C P P N N C
celery, wild N
chickweed, common C N P C C C C C C N C C C N C
crabgrass, large P C C C C N C C C C C C C C C
crabgrass, smooth P C C C C N C C C C C C C C C
cudweed C N N C C N N N N N N N N
filarees P N P C C C P C N N N N
foxtail, yellow P C C C C N C C C C C C C C C
geranium, cutleaf N N P C C C C N C
goosegrass P C P P C N P C P C C P N C
henbit C N N P C C N P C P P N C
knotweed, prostrate C N P C C C C C C C C C N C
mallow, little (cheeseweed) C N N C P P C P P P N
mayweed (chamomile) C N
medic, black C N N C C N N N N N N N C
pearlwort, birdseye N C C N C N
pimpernel, scarlet C N C C C C C C C N
pineappleweed C N N C P N C N P N N N
purslane, common C N C C C C C C C C C C C N C
ryegrass, Italian P C P C C N P C N C C C N C
speedwell, Persian N P C C C C C C N C
spurge, spotted (prostrate) C N P C C C N C P C P N N C
swinecress, lesser N N C C P N N
PERENNIAL WEEDS
bermudagrass (seedling) C C C C N C C C C C C N C
bermudagrass (perennial) N N N N N N N C C C C C N N
brassbuttons, Mexican N
carrot, wild N C C N N N N
catsear, common P N N N P N N N N N N N N
chickweed, mouseear P N N N C N C N N N N N N N C
clover, white P N N N C N C N N N N N N N
daisy, English N N N N N N N N N N N N N
dallisgrass (seedling) C C C C N C C C C C C N C
dallisgrass (perennial) N N N N N N N N N N N N N N
dandelion (seedling) C N C P C C C N N N N N N
dandelion (perennial) N N N N N C N N N N N N N N
dock, curly (seedling) C N C C C P P C C C N N
dock, curly (perennial) N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N
garlic, wild N N
healall (selfheal) N N N N N N N N N N N N N
kikuyugrass N N N N N N N N N N N N N
knotgrass N N N N N N N N N N N N N
kyllinga, green P C C C P C N C C C C C P N N
nutsedge, purple N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N
nutsedge, yellow N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N
plantains (seedling) C N N C C N N N
plantains (perennial) P N N N N N N N N N N N N N
smutgrass C N P C C C C C C C C N
sorrel, red P N N N N N N N N N N N N
velvetgrass, German N N N N N N N N N N N N
woodsorrel, creeping C N N N C N N N N N N N N N
yarrow, common N N N N N N N N N N N N
Ratings Legend
C= control    P= partial control    N= no control    = no information
ΦSusceptibility tables are based on limited UC research and information from labels.
*Permit required from county agricultural commissioner for purchase or use.
ATR = atrazine (Atrazine) ORY = oryzalin (Surflan)
BEN = bensulide (Bensumec) OXA = oxadiazon (Ronstar)
DCP = DCPA (Dacthal Flowable) PEN = pendimethalin (Pre-M, Pendulum)
DIT = dithiopyr (Dimension) PRD = prodiamine (Barricade)
IND = indaziflam (Specticle) PRO* = pronamide (Kerb)
ISO = isoxaben (Gallery) SID = siduron (Tupersan)
MES = mesotrione (Tenacity) SUF = sulfentrazone (Dismiss CA)
NAP = napropamide (Devrinol)
Susceptibility of Weeds to Herbicide Control
Customize list of weeds POSTEMERGENCE
BIS BTZ BRO CAR CLO DIC* ETH FLU FLX FOR GLY HAL MEC MES MSM PEX PRO QUI SUF SUL TRS TRY 24A* 24E*
ANNUAL WEEDS
barnyardgrass N N N N N P C N N C N N C C C N N N N N
bluegrass, annual C N N N N N C N N C C N N N N C N N C C N N N
brassbuttons, southern N
burclover, California N C C N N C N C N C C C P P P
burweed, lawn (soliva) C C C P N C N C C C N C C C C C
celery, wild N
chickweed C P P C C C N C N C N C C N C C C C P P C
crabgrass, large N N N N N P C N N C N N C C C P N P N N N
crabgrass, smooth N N N N N P C N N C N N C C C P N P N N N
cudweed N N C C N P N C N C N N C N P
filarees C P C P P N P N N C C C
foxtail, yellow N N N N N C P N N C N N C C N N N N N
garlic, wild N C C C
geranium, cutleaf C N N C N C N C C C C C C
goosegrass N N N N N N C N P C N N C C C N P N N N
henbit C C C C P N C P C N C C N C C C C P C
knotweed, prostrate C C N C N P N C N C C P C
mallow, little (cheeseweed) C C C C P N N P N C N P C C C
mayweed (chamomile) N
medic, black N C C N C N P N C N C C C C P P
pearlwort, birdseye C N N C C N
pimpernel, scarlet C N N C C N C C C
pineappleweed N P N C C P N N C N N N C P P
purslane, common C C N C C N C N C C C N C C C C C
ryegrass, Italian N N N N N N C N C P N N C N N C C N N N
speedwell, Persian N N C N C C C N N N
spurge, spotted (prostrate) C P N N C N C P N P C C C P P
swinecress, lesser C C P N N N C N C N N N
PERENNIAL WEEDS
bermudagrass (seedling) N N N N N C N N C N N N C N C
bermudagrass (perennial) N N N N N N P N N C N N N N N N
brassbuttons, Mexican N
carrot, wild P C N C N C C N
catsear, common N N C C N C N C N P C N C C
chickweed, mouseear N N P C C N N C N C C N C C C P P
clover, white C N N C C C N C N P N C C N C N C C C P P
daisy, English N N N P P N N C N N N C N N N N N
dallisgrass (seedling) N N N N P N N C N N C C N P P C
dallisgrass (perennial) N N N N N N N N N C N N C N N P P N
dandelion (seedling) C N C C C N C N C C C N N C C C N
dandelion (perennial) C N N P P N N C N C N C N N C C C N
dock, curly (seedling) N C C C N C N C C C N C C C
dock, curly(perennial) N N P C N N C N P P C N N C P
healall (selfheal) N N P N N C N C N P N N
kikuyugrass N N N N C N N C N N P P N N N N
knotgrass N N N C N N C N N N N N N N
kyllinga, green N N N N N N N C P N P N C C C N N N
nutsedge, purple   N N N N N P N N N P C N P N N C C C N N N
nutsedge, yellow C P N N N N P N N N P C N C P N N C C C N N P
plantains (seedling) C N C N C N N C N C C N N C
plantains (perennial) C N N N P N N C N P P N N C N
red sorrel N N C C N N C N N N C N N
smutgrass C N N N P N C N N P C
velvetgrass, German N N N N P N N C N N N N N N N
woodsorrel, creeping P N N N N N C N C N P P N C C C N N
yarrow, common N N C N N C N P N P C
Ratings Legend
C= control    P= partial control    N= no control    = no information
ΦSusceptibility tables are based on limited UC research and information from labels.
*Permit required from county agricultural commissioner for purchase or use.
BIS = bispyribac sodium (Velocity) FOR = foramsulfuron (Revolver) SUF = sulfentrazone (Dismiss CA)
BRO = bromoxynil (Buctril) GLY = glyphosate (Roundup) SUL = sulfosulfuron (Certainty)
BTZ = bentazon (Bentazon, Broadloom) HAL = halosulfuron (Sedgehammer) TRS = trifloxysulfuron (Monument)
CAR = carfentrazone (QuickSilver) MEC = mecoprop (MCPP) TRY = triclopyr (Turflon)
CLO = clopyralid (Lontrel) MES = mesotrione (Tenacity) 24A* = 2,4-D amine
DIC* = dicamba (Banvel) MSM = MSMA 24E* = 2,4-D ester
ETH = ethofumesate (PoaConstrictor, Prograss) PEX = penoxsulam (Sapphire)    
FLU = fluazifop (Fusilade II) PRO = pronamide* (Kerb)  
FLX = fluroxypyr (Vista) QUI = quinclorac (Drive)  

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PUBLICATION

[UC Peer Reviewed]

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Turfgrass
UC ANR Publication 3365-T

Weeds

C. A. Wilen, UC IPM Program, UC Cooperative Extension, San Diego County
M. LeStrange, UC Cooperative Extension, Tulare County
M. A. Harivandi, UC Cooperative Extension, Alameda County

Acknowledgment for contributions to Weeds:
C. L. Elmore, Vegetable Crops/Weed Science, UC Davis
D. W. Cudney, Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside
V. A. Gibeault, Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

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