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Weed Control - Dow AgroSciences LLC - Facility Management Product Release


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Dow AgroSciences released a proprietary molecule that delivers postemergence control of broadleaf weeds in turf at low use rates.

Penoxsulam, which was accepted for review and registration under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Reduced Risk Pesticide Initiative, conquers a broad-spectrum of weeds, provides some residual control and can be used on both cool- and warm-season turf. The new active ingredient provides better control of weeds in granular applications compared to other currently available products.

Dow will market the chemical under the trade name LockUp as a specialty herbicide. Penoxsulam controls a wide variety of other weeds, including but not limited to sedge weeds, ground ivy, chickweed, oxalis, bittercress, pigweed, kyllinga, sagebrush, Florida betony and broadleaf plantain. It is labeled for use on most cool- and warm-season turf, including St. Augustinegrass.


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posted: 9/3/2007