Northern Territory weed management handbook
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
Northern Territory Government
53 p., : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm.
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Weed Control Option Tables 35NORTHERN TERRITORY WEED MANAGEMENT HANDBOOK 2012 OPTIMUM TREATMENT TIMES darker colour indicates preferred treatment times JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Rubber bush Calotropis procera (Class B/C South of 1630S latitude) Chemical and concentration Rate Weed growth stage, method and comments Aminopyralid 8 g/L + Triclopyr 300 g/L + Picloram 100 g/L Grazon Extra 500 mL / 100 L Seedling (individuals or infestation): Foliar spray plants up to 1.5 m or 2 years old wetting agent may be required to improve control Triclopyr 240 g/L + Picloram 120 g/L Access 1 L / 60 L or 3 L / ha Seedling (individuals and infestation) Foliar spray avoid spraying if plants are stressed or bearing pods Uptake Spraying Oil required Foliar spray plants up to 2 m or 2 years old - Uptake Spraying Oil required Non-chemical applications: This plant is diffi cult to eradicate as the deep roots survive almost any treatment. Maintenance of a dense pasture sward will assist in preventing invasion. Rats tail grass Sporobolus spp. Chemical and concentration Rate Weed growth stage, method and comments Glyphosate 360 g/L Various trade names and formulations 1.5 L / 100 L Seedling or adult (individuals or infestation): Foliar spray apply when actively growing Non-chemical applications: Slashing can trigger seed production in rats tail grass varieties. Slashing can also be a major seed transport mechanism. To stop seed production, rats tail grass would need to be slashed approximately every two weeks before seed matures. OPTIMUM TREATMENT TIMES darker colour indicates preferred treatment times JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC