poplar trees, plotting their deaths

Don Staples dstaples at livingston.net
Wed Feb 18 09:57:25 EST 1998

TREEFARMER at webtv.net wrote:
> Just finished a book on ornamental horticulture by a Dr. Whitcomb in
> which he described how some nursery trees were killed when Roundup was
> very carefully sprayed between the rows to eliminate nutsedge. Evidently
> translocation was the problem. The tree may not die until the next year,
> making the cause difficult to trace.

Not knowing the circumstances, nor having the credentials of the good
Doctor, I would suspect that the "sprayed" Roundup had drift, which is
why most applications in this situation are with a wick wipe.
Don Staples
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