2,4D valuable as weed killer when properly used but can be detrimental to soil and crops if mishandled
AuthorW. A. Harvey
Author AffiliationsW. A. Harvey is Associate in Botany and Associate in the Experiment Station, Davis.
Hilgardia 1(3):1-3. DOI:10.3733/ca.v001n03p1c. February 1947.
Available in dry powder form and as liquid preparations the commercial 2,4-D is readily dissolved or emulsified in water to form a spray solution to be applied in sufficient volume to get distribution of the chemical to all the weeds.
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