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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 28 NORTHERN TERRITORY WEED MANAGEMENT HANDBOOK 2012 OPTIMUM TREATMENT TIMES darker colour indicates preferred treatment times Mimosa Mimosa pigra (Class A/C and Class B/C) (Refer to www.nt.gov.au/weeds for details) JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC FO LI AR SP RA Y BA SA L BA RK JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DECPE LL ET GR AN UL AR Chemical and concentration Rate Weed growth stage, method and comments Tebuthiuron Various trade names 1 g / m2 Seedling or adult (individuals or infestation): Granulated herbicide - ground applied Do not use within 30 m of desirable trees or apply to continuous area > 0.5 ha Do not use if fi re is eminent Apply when there is soil moisture or prior to rain Fluroxypyr 200 g/L Various trade names 300 mL / 100 L 3 L / 60 L water / ha 1:60 (diesel) Seedling or adult (individuals or infestation): Foliar application when actively growing Wetting agent Uptake required - 500 mL / 100 L Seedling or adult (infestations): Aerial control Seedling or adult: Basal bark or cut stump application method Foliar application when actively growing Fluroxypyr 333 g/L Starane Advanced 180 mL / 100 L 1.8 L / 60 L water / ha Seedling or adult (individuals or infestation): Foliar application when actively growing Wetting agent Uptake required - 500mL / 100 L Seedling or adult (infestations): Aerial control Metsulfuron-methyl Various trade names 60 g / 60 L water / ha Seedling or adult (infestations): Aerial control Non-ionic wetting agent required 100 mL / 100 L Dicamba Various trade names 6 L / ha 400 mL / 100 L Seedling or adult (infestations): Aerial control Use the wetting agent LI700 Seedling or adult (individuals or infestation): Foliar application when actively growing Glyphosate Various trade names ratio 1:1 of water Seedling or adult (individuals or infestation): Cut stump Non-chemical applications: Hand grubbing for single plants or small outbreaks, ensure removal of the root system. Bulldozers can clear debris post-chemical control and fi re can be used to kill surface seed or at least break the dormancy stage. Biocontrol options available.


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