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Plateau Herbicide For Prairie Grass Management

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PLATEAU herbicide is one of the most flexible herbicides available, allowing you to achieve multiple objectives, depending on your specific needs. PLATEAU can be used on rangeland (government), conservation land and non-cropland areas, including railroad, roadside and utility. Whatever your challenge, PLATEAU offers the results you’re looking for.

Target Pests

PLATEAU is labeled for use with big bluestem little bluestem indiangrass and sideoats grama. But what makes it even more attractive as an establishment tool is there are a number of forbs which are tolerant to PLATEAU such as: blackeyed susan purple coneflower upright coneflower lance leaved and plains coreopsis lespedeza species partridge pea Illinois bundleflower purple prairie clover desmodium species and others.

For Use In

PLATEAU can be applied either preemergence or postemergence. However a postemergence application is the method of choice in most situations. Refer to the label for specific recommendations.


PLATEAU Herbicide Plateau herbicide can be effective in providing the weed control and can be helpful in making the green turf areas more high lightened. Plateau is termed as an imidazolinone herbicide which is effectively applied on PPI, EP, PRE or POST to control the growth of grass. Plateau herbicide also makes notable contributions in controlling the cheat grass before the seedling. The damage is very minimum in these types of grasses hence the use of such grasses is at maximum rate on prairie grasses. The plateau product also works on pre emergent and post emergent grasses.

Active Ingredient

The active herbicide ingredient ranges from 23.6 % ammonium salt to imazapic.

Plateau Herbicide For Prairie Grass Management

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I'm looking for something to kill Japanese Stiltgrass in wooded areas. Clethodim works well but has a short residual effect. Is Plateau a better choice? I don't want to kill forbs, just the grasses.
Kurt M on Mar 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The Plateau can be used for the Stiltgrass but it can cause injury to the forbs. It is recommended to mix at the lowest concentration to prevent injury to the forbs but this can also mean a reapplication to fully eliminate the stiltgrass.
can I spray it in the spring when little bluestem us starting to come up?
A shopper on May 15, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, you can spray the Plateau in the spring months when the wees are young.
Looking to kill nut grass?
Travis U on May 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, Plateau is labeled to control Nutsedge. Both yellow and purple.
will it kill giant yellow foxtail in crested wheat grass?
Brian T on Apr 3, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The Plateau will control yellow foxtail and other types of foxtail. The Wheat must be planted after the application of Plateau. Planting before the recommended time may result in injury to the wheat.
Will this product work well on my buffalo grass lawn?
B M on Mar 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Buffalo grass is listed as a tolerant grass species when using the Plateau Herbicide.
When in the qrowing season should plateau be used?
A shopper on Nov 25, 2017
BEST ANSWER: For maximum activity, weeds should be growing vigorously at the time of post emergence applications and the spray solution should include an adjuvant. These solutions may be applied as a broadcast or as a spot treatment using backpack, or ground equipment. Plateau may be applied in the dormant or growing season for weed control.
can i kill johnson grass in a prarie hay field with out killing the hay?
southwind ranch on Oct 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, you will be able to apply the Plateau to your hay field to kill the johnson grass. Please refer to the application rates that are best for your particular grass type.
Does plateau herbicide control Dallis grass in the home lawn?
A shopper on Sep 29, 2017
BEST ANSWER: For Dallisgrass, you can apply Plateau herbicide postmergence at the rate of 10 to 12 oz per acre, after grass has reached 100% green up. For Dallisgrass activity may range from suppression to control depending up on grass growth and growing conditions.
How long after treating newly emerged cheat grass can a reseed?
A shopper on Aug 15, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You will want to apply your seed and then the Plateau to get the best control, do not apply to newly germinated grass.
I'm doing quail and turkey habitat restoration I have a 60 gallon PTO tractor spay rig,my question is how much Plateau do I mix in the 60 gallon tank?how many ounces of plateau per gallon of water?
Shannon on May 20, 2017
BEST ANSWER: 2 to 12 ounces per acre, mixed with 50 to 100 gallons of water to cover the area, You should refer to the label for the exact application recommendation rate
I sprayed plateau 2 weeks ago,the fescue is turning yellow but is not dead yet,how long before i know if i have killed the fescue out?
Shannon on May 20, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It can take about 7 days to completely dry, at what rate did you apply the Plateau? If you will not hit the maximum rate on the property you can reapply.

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This product worked well on my lawn but a little goes a long way. I tested the product on a patch of grass/weeds first and then did my entire lawn. Plauteau herbicide worked well in cleaning up the crabgrass.
January 11, 2017

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