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When weeds emerge, a potent herbicide is required to remove them from the area. Escort XP is a postemergent herbicide for broadleaf weed control and eliminates the unwanted plants. It requires very low use rates and is known to have low toxicity to wildlife. When used as directed, Escort XP is the ideal solution for weed control in forestry, noncrop and other labeled sites.
How Escort XP Works
Escort XP comes in a water-dispersible granulation and contains metsulfuron-methyl as the active ingredient. It's a selective herbicide, so it can be applied in areas to target problem weeds without negatively affecting the surrounding grasses. The active ingredient inhibits amino acid synthesis, which results in halted weed growth and death. Though it's been shown to have pre-emergent activity, it's best to apply Escort XP to postemergent weeds. Applying it to perennial weeds during the budding stage will achieve the best results.
Where to Use Escort XP
Escort XP has low toxicity to wildlife, so it's common to see turf management professionals applying it to forestry sites. It eliminates the weeds and woody brush that block wildlife openings. Use this effective herbicide on pastures and rangelands to knock down invasive weeds. When used as directed, it can be applied to grazed areas without adverse effects on the livestock. Apply Escort XP to control weeds on conifer and hardwood plantations, as well as vegetation management sites. Other areas include noncrop sites such as rights-of-way, utility areas, roadsides and more.
Use Escort XP herbicide to target, kill and control annual and perennial weeds, including hard-to-control woody plants. It's highly effective against annual sowthistle, chicory and dandelion, as well as some vines like kudzu. Use it to kill blackberry, knapweed, thistles and wild parsnip, including curly dock and dewberry. Escort XP is also known for its effectiveness against certain brush species such as ash, black locust, elm, eastern red cedar, willow and other labeled weeds and brush.
Escort XP Features and Benefits
Once Escort XP is applied to the target weeds, the active ingredient goes to work and stunts the plants' growth at the roots and shoots, resulting in total weed death. It has flexible application options and low use rates, as well as low toxicity to humans, wildlife and fish. Some major features and benefits include:
- For use in forestry, noncrop and other labeled sites
- Contains a potent ingredient to kill weeds, vines and brush
- Perfect for postemergent weed control
- Selective to many different grasses
- Can be applied near and around bodies of water
Escort XP Offers Better Weed Control
It doesn't take long for weeds to grow out of control, especially in areas like roadsides and forestry sites. Escort XP takes control of the situation, delivering a powerful ingredient to the target plants and killing them quickly. It knocks down invasive brush and is very effective against annual and perennial broadleaf weeds. It can be used around water when applied as directed and can even be used to treat marshes and bogs when the water has receded.
|Active Ingredient||Metsulfuron methyl (Methyl 2-[[[[(4-methoxy-6-methyl-1,3,5-triazin2-yl)amino]-carbonyl]amino]sulfonyl]benzoate), Other Ingredients|
|Container Size||64oz Jug|
|Application Amount||See label for details.|
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