Corn Gluten Meal Profile
Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A.
Corn gluten meal is derived from the wet milling of corn and is mostly used as a livestock feed ingredient. It has been shown to inhibit germination of both grassy and broad-leaf weeds and may be used as a pre-emergent herbicide. The product is edible and no incidents of adverse incidents to human health, non-target species, or the environment have been reported when corn gluten meal has been used as an active ingredient.
NYS IPM Type: Minimum Risk Pesticide
New York State IPM Program
Community IPM; Integrated Pest Management; Minimum Risk Pesticides; herbicide; organic