Our Accomplishments

2012

Proline registered for use in forest nurseries

2004

Updated fomesafen labels for AL, AR, GA, MS, NC, SC

UN approved Methyl Bromide CUE for forest nurseries

2002

Submitted a Methyl Bromide CUE to EPA.

2000

Formed a “Methyl Bromide Task Force”

1999

Clopyralid registered for use in forest nurseries.

Hosted an International Symposium on Nursery by Silviculture Interactions.

1998

First to observe crystals on roots of loblolly pine seedlings.

First to warn against washing roots of loblolly pine seedlings.

1997

Recommend forest nurseries use chloropicrin as an alternative to methyl bromide.

1996

Supported fomesafen registration in Arkansas, North Carolina, and Texas.

1995

Supported fomesafen registration to control nutsedge in Alabama.

1994

Prodiamine registered for use in forest nurseries.

1993

First to recommend not using DCPA in forest nurseries (due to groundwater).

1989

Coined the term "December dip".

1988

Lactofen registered for postemergence use in forest nurseries.

1986

First to identify Lygus as the cause of "bushy-topped" loblolly pine.

1985

Hosted an International Symposium on Nursery Management.

1984

First to test fomesafen in southern pine seedbeds.

1983

Sethoxydim registered to control grasses in forest nurseries.

1981

Metalaxyl registered for controlling damping off in nurseries.

1980

Triadimefon registered for pines in AL, AR, GA, LA, NC and SC.

1979

Perfluidone registered as a nutsedge herbicide for nurseries in Mississippi.

Oxyfluorfen registered as a herbicide in conifer seedbeds.

Thiram registered as a seed treatment in Alabama.

1978

Nitrofen herbicide registered in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Granular oxadiazon registered for use in forest nurseries.

1977

Bifenox herbicide registered for use in pine seedbeds

1976

First in the world to test oxyfluorfen in pine seedbeds.

1973

Diphenamid herbicide registered for use in loblolly and slash pine seedbeds.

 

Last Updated: September 4, 2014

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