I'm faxing you the article which can be found on pp. 125-126 of the Nov. '95
issue (Vol. 12, #11) of HORTIDEAS. CGM's herbicidal effects were discovered
at Iowa State Univ. a few years ago and it was found to be very effective
against several types of germinating weeds including purslane, creeping
bentgreass, and buckhorn plaintain. One problem is the cost of the
commercially available patented product (anywhere from $53-$159/1000 sq. ft.
based on dosages used in the trials), but one could obtain CGM from cheaper
At 08:28 AM 5/14/96 -0400, you wrote:
>I have an organic grower that I'm working with who saw an article in the
>Nov./Dec. 1995 issue of Hort Ideas about using corn gluten as an
>herbicide. She would like to try it on her garlic crop this year and is
>looking for recommendations on how to use it. Has anyone seen this
>article? Can someone please send it to me? Does anyone have any
>experience using this? What are the recommendations for application and
>rates? What is the mode of action? Any help is greatly appreciated!
>Ms. Dale Riggs
>Area Extension Specialist
>Albany Regional Office
>146 State St.
>Albany NY 12207