Theses and Dissertations

Issuing Body

Mississippi State University


Bond, Jason A.

Committee Member

Catchot Jr., Angus

Committee Member

Golden, Bobby R.

Committee Member

Eubank, Thomas W.

Date of Degree


Document Type

Graduate Thesis - Open Access


Weed Science

Degree Name

Master of Science


College of Agriculture and Life Sciences


Department of Plant and Soil Sciences


Research was conducted in 2013 and 2014 to evaluate the postemergence control of Palmer amaranth [Amaranthus palmeri (S.) Wats.] with mesotrione alone and in mixtures with fomesafen and/or glyphosate and to evaluate the impact of lactofen and planting date on growth, development, and yield of indeterminate soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.]. Studies included a greenhouse evaluation of different rates of mesotrione on the control of 5- and 10-cm Palmer amaranth and field studies evaluating the control of 5- to 10-cm Palmer amaranth with three rates of mesotrione applied alone and in mixtures with fomesafen and/or glyphosate. Lactofen studies include a planting date study evaluating one rate of lactofen applied at V2 soybean stage with planting dates of April 15, May 1, May 15, and June 1 and a lactofen timing study where one rate of lactofen was applied at soybean growth stages ranging from V1 to R5.



Glyphosate resistant||Application timing||Treatments||Planting date||Growth stage