Weed Control in Carrots (1989)

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Garvin Crabtree
OSU Dept. of Horticulture


  1. look for alternatives to the use of linuron (Lorox) in anticipation of the possible loss of the registration for its use on carrots and to seek more effective weed control programs for this crop. Specific objectives as listed initially remain as follows:
  • Identify herbicides with characteristics of good crop tolerance in carrots and effective control of weeds, especially certain broadleaf species which continue to be problem weeds in carrots grown in Oregon.
  • Develop a data base to be used in the pursuance of registrations for alternative herbicides