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Barnyardgrass

Echinochloa crus-galli

Barnyardgrass

Synonyms

watergrass, panic-grass, summergrass

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Summer annual
Growth Habit: Bunch type
Propagation: Seed
Ligule: Absent
Auricles: Absent
Vernation: Rolled
Collar: Broad, continuous
Root Type: Fibrous
Seedhead Color: Green to purplish

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Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Benefin, Bensulide, Dimethenamid-p, Dithiopyr, Ethofumesate, Mesotrione, Metolachlor, Napropamide, Oryzalin, Oxadiazon, Prodiamine, Pronamide, Siduron, Simazine
  • Post Emergence:  Atrazine, Carfentrazone, Fenoxyprop-ethyl, Fluazifop, Mesotrione, Sethoxydim, Sulfentrazone

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