Forestry and Natural Resources

Chemical Release Treatments for Pine Regeneration

Publication Date

Fall 10-20-2020

Publication Number

LGP 1090


There are various herbicides that can be utilized atop pine reproduction to improve seedling growth and survival by deadening competing vegetation. Herbaceous release primarily targets herbaceous vegetation around preferred pine seedlings. Woody release incorporates measures to target woody stems (trees and shrubs) adjacent to the pine stock. Individual pesticide prescriptions for both types of release involving loblolly, slash, and longleaf pine are presented.

Publication Type



Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension

Publisher City

Clemson, SC

Target Audiences

Private landowners, professional foresters, wildlife biologists, natural resource students