Organic Surfactant for Glyfosate

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by ArizPestWeed, Jan 18, 2007.

  1. salandscape

    salandscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 168

    sorry salt nor slat
  2. Neal Wolbert

    Neal Wolbert LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 407

    Since your applying glyphosate why not use Roundup Quickpro since there is no surfactant recommended? In fact if you add surfactant it can reduce the weed control.
  3. boats47

    boats47 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 244

    URI's COOP extension talked last week about the use of organics and suggested vinegar or bleach (I dont know about the bleach). A golf course on Marthas Vinyard uses water at a temp of 205 deg F mixed with some type of foaming material to hold in the heat. Within a couple hours the weeds are black, they rake them up and re-seed all in the same day. There a company that rents this machine to the golf course out of Mass and I think he said it was $6500 for the season.
  4. Norm Al

    Norm Al LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,227

    glyphosate is the simplest chemistry out there,,,,thats why when the patent ran out you see 15 differant glyphosates on the shelf

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