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Northern Territory weed management handbook



Northern Territory weed management handbook

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Weed management handbook


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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.


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.




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

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Northern Territory Government

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

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Weed Control Option Tables 33NORTHERN TERRITORY WEED MANAGEMENT HANDBOOK 2012 Chemical and concentration Rate Weed growth stage, method and comments Glyphosate 360 g/L Various trade names and formulations 15 mL / 1L Seedling (individuals or infestation): Foliar spray - apply when actively growing Triclopyr 240 g/L + Picloram 120 g/L Access 1 L / 60 L (diesel) 1 L / 60 L (diesel) Seedling or adult (individuals or infestation) Basal bark < 5 cm stem diameter Cut stump > 5 cm stem diameter Fluroxypyr 200 g/L Various trade names 1.5 L / 100 L (diesel) 1.5 L / 100 L (diesel) Adult (individuals or infestation): Basal bark < 10 cm stem diameter, treat up to 45 cm from ground Cut stump > 10 cm stem diameter Fluroxypyr 333 g/L Starane Advanced 900 mL / 100 L Adult (individuals or infestation): Basal bark < 10 cm stem diameter, treat up to 45 cm from ground Non-chemical applications: Hand pulling is effective for smaller plants. Chain pulling and dozer pushing can be undertaken in fl at country, free of sensitive vegetation however roots must not be left in contact with soil otherwise plants may re-sprout. Fire is effective where suffi cient fuel is present. The entire circumference of the plant must be burnt to effectively kill the plant. OPTIMUM TREATMENT TIMES darker colour indicates preferred treatment times Pond apple Annona glabra (Class A/C) * Report this plant to the Weed Management Branch immediately if found JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC

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