Sometimes homeowners or property managers have areas (gravel beds, parking lots, etc.) on their property that they want completely cleaned up of plant growth. Vegetation control will target all plants it...
Beyond weeds, there are some plants (usually non-native species) that seem to overtake an area in a relatively short period of time. These plants can choke out the other plants within the area...
Herbicides can either be contact (applied and targeting only the parts of the plant where the chemical is deposited) or systemic (applied to the leaf or root structure of the plant in which the chemical may be absorbed and transported throughout the plant). Some herbicides are non-selective meaning that the chemical will target any and all growth (grass, broad leaf weeds, shrubs, etc). Selective herbicides target specific plants such as broad leaf weed control which will not damage the turf grass while applied on a lawn. Herbicides may act as growth regulators, interfere with the plants natural chemical synthesis, or effect a seeds germination habit. As with all pesticides, please read and follow all label instructions.
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