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Northern Territory weed management handbook

Details:

Title

Northern Territory weed management handbook

Other title

Weed management handbook

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT

Date

2012

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This manual has been developed to provide detailed information about weed control in the Northern Territory.

Notes

Date:2012; Includes: Weeds in the N.T. -- Legislative responsibilities -- Strategic & planned approaches to weed management -- Prevention -- Weed control methods -- Integrated weed control -- Using herbicides correctly -- Herbicide toxicity -- Modes of action -- Herbicide resistance -- Herbicide control techniques -- Using adjuvants, surfactants & oils with herbicides -- Factors affecting adjuvant use -- Records of use -- Disposal of excess chemicals & used chemical containers -- Chemical handling training -- Weed control option tables -- Publications -- Websites.

Language

English

Subject

Weeds -- Control; Weeds -- Northern Territory -- Identification

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Format

53 p., : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf.

ISBN

9781921519482

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/241871

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/614065

Page content

Weed Control Option Tables 21NORTHERN TERRITORY WEED MANAGEMENT HANDBOOK 2012 Chemical and concentration Rate Weed growth stage, method and comments Aminopyralid 8 g/L + Triclopyr 300 g/L + Picloram 100 g/L Grazon Extra 350 mL / 100 L Seedling (individuals and infestations): Foliar spray, apply when actively growing + non-ionic wetting agent required Triclopyr 300 g/L and Picloram 100 g/L Various trade names 350 mL / 100 L Seedling (individuals and infestations under 2 m): Foliar spray, apply when actively growing + non-ionic wetting agent required Triclopyr 600 g/L Various trade names 1 L / 60 L (diesel) 1 L / 60 L (diesel) Seedling (individuals): Basal bark < 5 cm stem diameter Adult (individuals or infestation): Cut stump > 5 cm stem diameter Fluroxypyr 333 g/L Starane Advanced 1.8 L / 100 L (diesel) 1.8 L / 100 L (diesel) Seedling (individuals): Basal bark < 15 cm* stem diameter, treat up to 45 cm from ground Adult (individuals or infestation): Cut stump > 15 cm stem diameter Triclopyr 240 g/L + Picloram 120 g/L Access 1 L / 60 L (diesel) 1 L / 60 L (diesel) Seedling (individuals): Basal bark < 15 cm* stem diameter Adult (individuals or infestation): Cut stump > 15 cm stem diameter Picloram 20 g/Kg Tordon granules 35 to 45 g / m2 Apply granules over an area extending from the main stem to 30 cm outside the dripline to cover the main part of the root system Non-chemical applications: Mechanical control or burning can be used to improve access to infested areas for follow up chemical control. *Basal barking can be effective on trees of larger diameter. Basal barking, being less labour intensive than cut stumping, may be a preferable option for sparse or remote infestations. Cut stump applications may be the best management option for trees in urban/landscaped situations where the dead tree material will be removed to retain aesthetics. OPTIMUM TREATMENT TIMES darker colour indicates preferred treatment times Chinee apple Ziziphus mauritiana (Class A/C) JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Chemical and concentration Rate Weed growth stage, method and comments 2, 4-D amine 625 g/L Various trade names 320 mL / 100 L Seedling (individuals or infestation) + adult (infestation): Foliar spray apply when actively growing For boom rate contact WMB Triclopyr 600 g/L Various trade names 1 L / 60 L (diesel) 1 L / 60 L (diesel) Adult (individuals or infestation): Basal bark < 5 cm stem diameter Cut stump > 5 cm stem diameter Non-chemical applications: Individual plants or small infestations may be removed by hand-pulling. OPTIMUM TREATMENT TIMES darker colour indicates preferred treatment times Castor oil plant Ricinus communis (Class B/C) JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC


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