Herbicide Study on Giant Miscanthus (image) University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Share Print E-Mail Caption Research conducted at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign confirmed that most herbicides used on corn crops can be safely used to kill weeds in Miscanthus fields. Credit Eric Anderson, University of Illinois Usage Restrictions For use with University of Illinois releases only. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.