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Black Swallow-wort Control Guide 

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Management Options

Chemical Controls

Chemical controls are the use of pesticides. Pesticides are selected and applied in a way that minimizes their possible harm to people, nontarget organisms, and the environment.

Non-Chemical Controls



If you 

Non-Chemical Control Options

Physical manipulation of the environment is the most common non-chemical control option for managing black swallow-wort. Non-chemical controls alone may not be enough to eradicate a well-established population of black swallow-wort, but can be effective for small stands or in areas where the use of chemicals is not feasible. 

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