Table 7.3.1. Registered chemical control products for grassy weeds in New York State

Weed Strategy1 Common Name
Crabgrass, goose grass, and other annual grassy weeds PRE pendimethalin
PRE benefin
PRE trifluralin
PRE bensulide
PRE benefin + trifluralin
PRE oxadiazon
PRE prodamine
PRE oxadiazon + bensulide
PRE siduron
PRE dithiopyr2
PRE mesotrione3
EPO dithiopyr2
POST fenoxaprop
POST topramezone
POST quinclorac5
Annual bluegrass PRE pendimethalin
PRE benefin
PRE oxadiazon
PRE prodamine
PRE siduron
PRE dithiopyr2
PRE oxadiazon + bensulide
PRE bensulide
POST bispyribac acid
POST ethofumesate
POST primisulfuron-methyl4
Poa trivialis POST bispyribac acid
Tall fescue and perennial ryegrass POST chlorsulfuron
Yellow nutsedge POST bentazon
POST halosulfuron
Wild onion, garlic POST chlorsulfuron
Nimbleweed POST mesotrione3
Bentgrass (Creeping, velvet, colonial, etc.) POST mesotrione3
Perennial grassy weeds (Quackgrass, Tall fescue, Orchard grass, bentgrass, etc.) NSPOST glyphosate
1Strategy code: PRE = preemergence control; EPO = early postemergence (3-5 leaf stage); POST = postemergence; NSPOST = nonselective postemergence control.
2Product use restrictions when used on Long Island. See Table 7.3.3.
3Not for use in Long Island, unless sold as Tenacity or Callisto.
4Special Local Need (SLN) labeling for use in sod production.
5For spot treatment only, but some products are not for use in Long Island.