Alternatives to Glyphosate for Weed Control

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Lucy Bradley CC-BY-NC

In a recent post on the NC State Extension Weed Management Portal, Dr. Joe Neal, NC State Extension Specialist and Weed Science Professor, introduced his new fact sheet, “Are there alternatives to glyphosate for weed control in landscape plantings?

It explores the properties, uses, and limitations of a variety of alternatives.
The quick answer is that there is no one herbicide that will do the same things as glyphosate (the active ingredient in Roundup and many other brands), but there are alternative products that may be used for weed control.
Explore more fact sheets from NC State Extension.