Organic Weed Killers/Pre-Emergent
Substitute for Pre-Emerg or PREEM Liquid Pre-Emergent Weed Killers
Gluten-8 OLP is a novel selective pre-emergent natural herbicide that combines the effectiveness of 20 years of scientifically proven Corn Gluten Meal with the convenience and cheaper price of a sprayable liquid. The unique enzymatic hydrolysis process preserves the efficacy of Corn Gluten Meal to provide an economical organic product for home and professional pre-emergent weed control for suppression of annual grass weeds (crab grass) as well as broadleaf weeds such as dandelions, clover and plantain. Gluten-8 is all natural and is not comprised of toxic synthetic chemistries that is ideal for lawn care where pesticide bans exist.
Gluten-8 OLP Pre-Emergent Weed Killer Benefits
• Liquid Corn gluten meal is a water-soluble product derived from corn gluten meal.
• EPA 25(b) Exempt - because the EPA has determined that certain "minimum risk pesticides" pose little to no risk to human health or the environment, this product has been exempted from pesticide registration due to the minimum risk ingredients.
Gluten-8 OLP Pre-Emergent Weed Killer Science
Gluten-8 has been tested for over 20 years by Iowa State University as a pre-emergent herbicide:
Iowa State University: Corn Gluten Meal Research.
Iowa State University: Corn Gluten Meal - A Natural Weed and Feed for Lawns and Gardens.
Gluten-8 OLP Weed Killer General Treatment Instructions
• Mix 1 quart gluten-8 OLP with 3 quarts of water (1:3) to make 1 gallon of mixed product.
• 1 Gallon of diluted product will treat 1000 square feet.
• 1 Gallon of Gluten-8 OLP concentrate treats 4000 square feet.
Gluten-8 OLP Pre-Emergent Weed Killer Application Notes
• Mix and shake well before using.
• Apply in the spring as the soil temperature is warming from 45 to 50 degrees for cool season weeds.
• Apply as the soil is warming from 60 to 65 for warm season weeds.
• Gluten-8 OLP and Branch Creek Weed Shield are highly compatible and can be tank mixed and sprayed together.
• Pre-Emerg does not photodegrade like many synthetic chemistries.
• Do not seed for 3 weeks before or 3 weeks after application of Gluten-8.
Gluten-8 OLP Pre-Emergent Weed Killer Active Ingredients
• Enzymatic Hydrolysis Derived Liquid Corn Gluten Meal*
*Contains 1.5% Total Nitrogen.
Gluten-8 OLP Pre-Emergent Weed Killer Available Sizes
• 1 Gallon Jug (covers approximately 4,000 square feet).
ICT Organics asserts that Gluten-8™ qualifies from exemption from registration under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).
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