SFNMC Accomplishments

  • 2012 Proline registered for use in forest nurseries
  • 2004 Updated fomesafen labels for AL, AR, GA, MS, NC, SC
  • 2004 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: February 09, 2016