ATFS Standard 4, Performance Measure 4.2
Landowner shall consider a range of forest-management activities to control pests, pathogens, and unwanted vegetation.

Accomplishing Forest Stewardship with Hand-Applied Herbicides (N.C. State Forestry Extension)
Hand-applied herbicides are effective tools that selectively control vegetation in a variety of circumstances. This guide reviews the most efficient and cost effective methods and formulations to conduct forest resource management on your land.

Using Herbicides for Managing Forests (N.C. Forest Service)
This Forestry Leaflet discusses considerations before using herbicides, application methods, herbicide types, developing a prescription and licensing.

Forest Herbicides (University of Florida Extension)
The common herbicide treatments described on this website work across a wide range of site conditions, but many other options may be tailored to particular sites. The treatments presented here are intended to provide general guidelines, but landowners are encouraged to seek the guidance of experienced commercial forest herbicide applicators and consulting foresters.

Considerations for Developing Effective Herbicide Prescriptions for Forest Vegetation Management (University of Florida Extension)
This paper is intended to review important considerations in developing effective and environmentally sound herbicide recommendations for managing vegetation in forests. It is intended for use by private forest land owners, foresters, and other land managers.

Understanding, Selecting, and Applying Herbicides for Vegetation Management in Tennessee Forestry (Tennessee State University Cooperative Extension Program)
Herbicides for vegetation control in forestry has become well established. The development of more cost effective herbicides and application equipment has led to the increased use of this forest management tool. Economic studies show that significant growth and improved survival are possible when woody and herbaceous competition is controlled.