Imidazolinone Herbicide Systems for Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.)

Authors: John W. Wilcut , John S. Richburg , Gerald Wiley , F. Robert Walls , Stan R. Jones , Maynard J. Iverson

  • Imidazolinone Herbicide Systems for Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.)


    Imidazolinone Herbicide Systems for Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.)

    Authors: , , , , ,


Field studies conducted in 1990 and 1991 at five locations in Georgia and one location in Virginia in 1991 evaluated imazethapyr [2-[4,5-dihydro-4-methyl-4-(l-methylethyl)-5-oxo-1H-imidazol-2-yl]-5-ethyl-3-pyridinecarboxylic acid] and AC 263,222 [(±)-2[4,5-dihydro-4-methyl-4-(l-methylethyl)-5-oxo-1H-imidazol-2-yl]-5-methyl-3-pyridinecarboxylic acid] for weed control, peanut tolerance, and yield. Imazethapyr and AC 263,222 applied early postemergence (EPOST) controlled smallflower morningglory [Jacquemontia tamnifolia (L.) Griseb], Ipomoea morningglory species, prickly sida (Sida spinosa L.), and coffee senna (Cassia occidentalis L.) greater than 90%. Imazethapyr did not control Florida beggarweed Desmodium tortuosum (SW.) DC. or sicklepod (Cassia obtusifolia L.) adequately, with control generally less than 40%. AC 263,222 controlled Florida beggarweed greater than 92% when applied EPOST and from 54 to 100% when applied postemergence (POST). Imazethapyr applied preplant incorporated (PPI) controlled bristly starbur (Acanthospermum hispidium DC.) 89% and imazethapyr and AC 263,222 applied EPOST controlled at least 96%. Imazethapyr controlled yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus L.) 83% when applied PPI and 93% as an EPOST application. AC 263,222 controlled yellow nutsedge at least 90%. Peanut yields were higher with AC 263,222 than with imazethapyr. Imazethapyr systems that included alachlor (2-chloro-N-(2,6-diethylphenyl)-N-(methoxymethyl)acetamide), lactofen ([(±)2-ethoxy-l-methyl-2-oxoethyl 5-[2-chloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy]-2-nitrobenzoate] + 2,4-[DB 4-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)butanoic acid], paraquat [1,1'-dimethyl-4,4'-bipyridinium ion] + 2,4-DB, pyridate [O-(6-chloro-3-phenyl-4-pyridazinyl)-S-octyl carbonothioate] + 2,4-DB, metolachlor [2-chloro-N-(2-ethyl-6-methylphenyl)-N-(2-methoxy-l-methylethyl)acetamide], or 2,4-DB provided yields equivalent to AC 263,222.

Full Article Available as PDF only - Use Download Feature

Keywords: Bristly starbur (Acanthospermum hispidum DC.), coffee senna (Cassia occidentalts L.), Florida beggarweed Desmodium tortuosum (SW.) DC., Ipomoea morningglories, prickly sida (Sida spinosa L.), sicklepod (Cassia obtusifolia L.), smallflower morningglory Jacquemontia tamnifolia (L.) Griseb, yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus L.)

How to Cite:

Wilcut, J. & Richburg, J. & Wiley, G. & Walls, F. & Jones, S. & Iverson, M., (1994) “Imidazolinone Herbicide Systems for Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.)”, Peanut Science 21(1), p.23-28. doi:



Published on
01 Jan 1994
Peer Reviewed

Author Notes