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Prickly acacia

Details:

Title

Prickly acacia

Other title

Acacia nilotica

Creator

Northern Territory. Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Collection

Weed Management Fact Sheets; E-Journals; PublicationNT; Weed Management Fact Sheets

Date

2020-01-23

Notes

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Language

English

Subject

Weed management; Prickly acacia; Acacia nilotica

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Palmerston

Series

Weed Management Fact Sheets

File type

application/pdf

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/756051

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/765162

Page content

T: 08 8999 4567 | E: weedinfo@nt.gov.au | W: www.nt.gov.au/weeds Chemical control A range of chemical and mechanical options are suitable for prickly acacia control. Chemical and concentration Rate Situation, method and comments Fluroxypyr 200g/L 750ml / 100L Seedling (individuals or infestation) Various trade names + adult (infestation) Foliar spray add uptake spraying oil Metsulfuron-methyl 600g/L 10g / 100L Seedling (individuals or infestation) Various trade names + adult (infestation) Foliar spray - apply when actively growing, need wetting agent (follow label directions) Tebuthiuron 200g/kg 1.5g / m2 Seedling (individuals or infestation) Various trade names + adult (infestation) Granular product: hand application - do not use within 30m of desirable trees or apply to continuous area > 0.5ha 10 to 15kg / ha Use higher rate on dense growth or heavy clay soils. Triclopyr 240g/L and 1L / 60L (diesel) Adult (individuals or infestation) Picloram 120g/L Basal bark < 5cm stem diameter Access Cut stump > 5cm stem diameter Fluroxypyr 200g/L 1.5L / 100L (diesel) Adult (individuals or infestation) Various trade names Basal bark < 10cm stem diameter, treat up to 45cm from ground Cut stump > 10cm stem diameter Triclopyr 600g/L 1L / 120L (diesel) Adult (individuals or infestation) Various trade names Basal bark < 5cm stem diameter Cut stump > 5cm stem diameter Optimum treatment times Darker colours represent preferred months for foliar treatment. Basal bark and cut stump treatment can be carried out all year round. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Disclaimer In the Northern Territory, a registered product must only be used in situations consistent to those appearing on the label, unless authorised under a permit and a person: must not have in their possession or use a chemical product unless the product is registered in Australia (exemptions apply) may use a registered product at a concentration, rate or frequency lower than that specified on the label unless this is specifically prohibited on the label. This does not apply to herbicide use occurring under an APVMA permit may use a registered product to control a pest not specified on the label provided the pest is in a situation that is on the label and use on that pest is not specifically prohibited on the label may also use a registered product using a method not specified on the label unless this is specifically prohibited on the label Users of agricultural (or veterinary) chemical products must always read the label and any permit, before using the product and strictly comply with the directions on the label and any conditions of any permit. Users are not absolved from compliance with the directions on the label or conditions of the permit by reason of any statement made in or omission from this publication. Further information Weed Management Officers from the Weed Management Branch can provide advice on all aspects of weed management including control techniques, biological control, legislative responsibilities, policy advice, monitoring and reporting and regional planning. For further information on weed management planning, integrated control, herbicide application techniques and monitoring please refer to the NT Weed Management Handbook. https://nt.gov.au/environment/weeds/weed-management-handbook


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