Asparagus

Pest Management Guidelines


Susceptibility of Weeds to Herbicide Control

(Reviewed 6/09, updated 12/11)

In this Guideline: More about weeds in asparagus:

Susceptibility of Spring/Summer Weeds to Herbicide Control
Customize list of weeds
ANNUAL WEEDS
barnyardgrass
burclover, California
chickweed, common
cockleburs
crabgrasses
fleabane, hairy
foxtail, yellow
foxtails
horseweed
knotweed, common
ladysthumb
lambsquarters, common
lettuce, prickly
mallow, little (cheeseweed)
nightshades
pigweeds
purslane, common
rabbitfootgrass
sprangletop
thistle, Russian
PERENNIAL WEEDS
bermudagrass, estab. plant
bermudgrass, seedling
bindweed, estab. plant
bindweed, seedling
johnsongrass, estab. plant
johnsongrass, seedling
nutsedge, purple
nutsedge, yellow
smartweed, swamp
PREEMERGENCE
DIU FLM LIN MET PEN TRI
CCPCC
CCCN
CCCCCC
CCCNN
CPCCCC
CCCCNN
CCCCC
CPCC
CCCCNN
CCPCCC
CCCCCC
CCCCNN
CCCCP
CCCCNN
CCCCCC
CCCPCC
CCCCC
NPNCCC
CNPPC
 
NNNN
NNCC
NNNNP
CNPP
NNNN
CNCN
NNNNNN
NPNPNN
NNPN
POSTEMERGENCE
DIC* FLU GLY HAL LIN MET NAP PEL PAR* SET
NCCPCPCCPC
CNPCCPPN
CNCCCCCCPN
CNCCCCNPN
NCCCCCCC
CNCCCNPPN
NCCCCCCC
NCCCCCCC
CNCCCNPN
CNCPCCCPN
CNCNCCCPPN
CNCCCCCCN
CNNCCPCNN
CNCNCCNCN
CNCPCCCPCN
CNCPCPCCCN
NCCCCPC
NCPNCCNNP
CNCNPCCPN
 
NNCNNNNNP
NCCNNCNPC
PNPNNNNN
PNCNNPN
NCCNNNNC
NCCNNCCCC
NNPCNNNNNN
PNPCNPNNNN
PNCPNPNNN
 
ANNUAL WEEDS
barnyardgrass
burclover, California
chickweed, common
cockleburs
crabgrasses
fleabane, hairy
foxtail, yellow
foxtails
horseweed
knotweed, common
ladysthumb
lambsquarters, common
lettuce, prickly
mallow, little (cheeseweed)
nightshades
pigweeds
purslane, common
rabbitfootgrass
sprangletop
thistle, Russian
PERENNIAL WEEDS
bermudagrass, estab. plant
bermudgrass, seedling
bindweed, estab. plant
bindweed, seedling
johnsongrass, estab. plant
johnsongrass, seedling
nutsedge, purple
nutsedge, yellow
smartweed, swamp
Susceptibility of Winter Weeds to Herbicide Control
Customize list of weeds
ANNUAL WEEDS
bluegrass, annual
filarees
groundsel, common
henbit
mustards
nettle, burning
oat, wild
rocket, London
ryegrasses
shepherd's-purse
sowthistles
sweetclovers
volunteer cereals
PREEMERGENCE
DIU FLM LIN MET PEN TRI
CCCCC
CCCCNN
NCPNNN
CCCCCN
CCCCN
CCCCNP
PCPCPP
CCCPN
PCCCC
CCPCPN
CCCCNN
CCCN
CPPCP
POSTEMERGENCE
DIC* FLU GLY HAL LIN MET NAP PEL PAR* SET
NNCNCCCCCN
CPPCCCPCP
PNCCPNCCCN
CNCCCPCN
CNCCCCPCCN
CNCCCCPCN
NCCPCCPC
PNCCCCPCCN
NCCNCCCCC
CNCCPCPCCN
CNCCCCCCN
CNPCCPPN
NCCPPCCP
 
ANNUAL WEEDS
bluegrass, annual
filarees
groundsel, common
henbit
mustards
nettle, burning
oat, wild
rocket, London
ryegrasses
shepherd's-purse
sowthistles
sweetclovers
volunteer cereals

Ratings Legend
C= control    P= partial control    N= no control    = no information

Chemical Legend
DIC = dicamba* (Banvel)
DIU = diuron (Karmex, etc)
FLM = flumioxazine (Chateau)
FLU = fluazifop-p-butyl (Fusilade DX)
GLY = glyphosate (Roundup, Touchdown)
HAL = halosulfuron (Sandea)
LIN = linuron (Lorox)
 
MET = metribuzin (Metribuzin 75)
NAP = napropamide (Devrinol)
PAR = paraquat* (Gramoxone Inteon)
PEL = pelargonic acid (Scythe)
PEN = pendimethalin (Prowl H2O)
SET = sethoxydim (Poast)
TRI = trifluralin (Treflan and others)

Comments
*   Permit required from county agricultural commissioner for purchase or use.

[Precautions]

PUBLICATION

[UC Peer Reviewed]

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Asparagus
UC ANR Publication 3435

Weeds
  • R. F. Smith, UC Cooperative Extension, Monterey County
Acknowledgment for contributions to Weeds:
  • D. W. Cudney, Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside
  • C. E. Bell, UC Cooperative Extension, Imperial County
  • R. J. Mullen, UC Cooperative Extension, San Joaquin County

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