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Here’s a round-up of some post-emergent products to help you improve the look of your customers’ lawns.

  • May 1, 2013
  • Lawn & Landscape

Arysta LifeScience Xonerate
The pitch: Xonerate Herbicide doesn’t just manage or suppress Poa annua, it eliminates it.

  • Studies have shown XONERATE to be 90 percent effective in controlling Poa annua.
  • By eliminating Poa annua, you’re also eliminating the time and expense of trying to manage it.
  • Xonerate can be used as a post-emergent control for smaller percentages of Poa annua, while transitioning to desirable turfgrass.

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Bayer Tribute Total

The pitch: Bayer’s Tribute Total is an herbicide that provides LCOs a complete solution for post-emergent treatment in bermudagrass.

  • The combination of active ingredients in Tribute Total replaces the need for tank mixing multiple products to achieve desired weed control.
  • Tribute Total is effective against a broad spectrum of grassy and broadleaf weeds, sedges and kyllingas.
  • The post-emergent herbicide controls problem weeds such as dallisgrass and crabgrass, as well as yellow and purple nutsedge.

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FMC Blindside Herbicide

The pitch: Blindside herbicide is a postemergence herbicide offering a solution for weeds like doveweed, dollarweed, buttonweed and sedges in warm-season turf.

  • Offering Transition Zone flexibility, Blindside can be applied to most types of warm-season turfgrass – even St. Augustinegrass – as well as Kentucky bluegrass and tall fescue.
  • Dual-action Blindside works through both foliar and root uptake to deliver faster control of more than 70 broadleaf weeds and sedges.
  • Blindside can also be applied in warmer temperatures without causing additional stress to turf.

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Quali-Pro Negate
The pitch: Negate 37WG’s synergistic formulation allows turf managers to control more than 35 grasses and broadleaf weeds in Bermudagrass and Zoysiagrass.

  • Inhibits the growth enzyme acetolactate synthase (ALS), providing post-emergent control.
  • Also controls problematic grasses such as POA, and ryegrass as well as broadleaf weeds.
  • Attacks grasses and weeds systemically, moving through the plant by absorption through the foliage and roots.

For more information: or call 800-242-5562.

Valent SureGuard Herbicide
The pitch: SureGuard Herbicide from Valent Professional Products controls weeds and enhances knockdown performance of glyphosate when used as a tank mix partner, even on glyphosate-resistant weeds.

  • Now SureGuard is available for dormant Bermudagrass applications.
  • When applied in the late fall to dormant Bermudagrass, SureGuard provides preemergence and postemergence control of Poa annua and a broad spectrum of winter annual broadleaf weeds.
  • When applied in the winter to dormant Bermudagrass, SureGuard offers outstanding preemergence control of challenging summer weeds like goosegrass and crabgrass.

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