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Paraquat herbicide for non-selective weed control in no-till and other sustainable agriculture systems
Monday, 19 September 2016
Glyphosate resistant weeds are a major headache for US cotton growers. Using paraquat adds to the all-important diversity of mode of action necessary for successful weed control programs.
The US Cotton Belt stretches across 17 southern states, from Virginia and the Carolinas in the east to California, Arizona and New Mexico in the west.1
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Paraquat herbicide for non-selective weed control in no-till and other sustainable agriculture systems
Thursday, 25 August 2016

Paraquat controls weeds effectively even if it rains within 15 to 30 minutes of spraying. This excellent rainfastness is unique amongst herbicides and gives farmers important practical benefits. More work can be achieved in between showers and weed control will be better than when using alternative herbicides such as glyphosate or glufosinate and surprised by unpredicted rainfall. 
In tropical rainy seasons, as elsewhere, sudden rain can wash recently applied foliar-acting herbicides from weed leaves reducing or eliminating their efficacy.
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Paraquat herbicide for non-selective weed control in no-till and other sustainable agriculture systems
Wednesday, 22 June 2016
The stewardship of crop protection products involves managing them responsibly throughout their lifecycle. This covers all stages from research and development, including obtaining and maintaining registrations, through manufacturing and distribution, to use and finally disposal of containers and any unused product. The overall aim is to maximise the benefits from using a product and to minimise the risks to human health and the environment.
The leading manufacturer of paraquat in Australia has produced a series of online stewardship videos, describing best...
Paraquat herbicide for non-selective weed control in no-till and other sustainable agriculture systems
Tuesday, 19 April 2016
Choosing the correct type of nozzle when spraying paraquat is an important decision.
The right nozzle will enable the best levels of weed control, helping to ensure that the product is used accurately and efficiently, avoiding spray drift onto non-target areas.
Many different types of nozzles are available for various crop protection purposes, being suitable for particular products and spray application equipment.
While the product label should always be consulted and advice taken locally on which nozzles to use in specific weed control situations,...