Apples


Apples – Year of Planting

Time of Application

 

Weeds

 

Material

Rate

 

Notes

Hectare

Acre

After soil settled and prior to weed emergence

Mainly annual broadleaf weeds

Simazine-choose:
Simazine 80W
or  Princep Nine-T

 

1.25 kg

1.1   kg

 

0.56 kg

0.5 kg

Apply to moist soil &/or irrigate after application.

Annual grasses & some broadleaf weeds

Prowl H20

3.7 L

1.5 L

Avoid contact with trunk & leaves. Apply to moist soil & irrigate after application.

Annual broadleaf weeds & grasses

 

Simazine –choose:
Simazine 80W, or Simadex 500
or  

Princep Nine-T
+  Prowl H20

 

1.25 kg
   2.0L

1.1  kg

3.7  L

 

0.5 kg
0.8L

0.44 kg

1.5 L

As above.

Annual grasses & some broadleaf weeds

Devrinol

9 kg

3.6 kg

Sensitive to UV light; apply to moist soil & irrigate after application.

Annual broadleaf weeds & grasses

Simazine – choose:
Simazine 80W or

Simadex 500

or Princep Nine-T

+
Devrinol 50-DF

or Devrinol 2-XT

 

1.25 kg
2.0L

1.1 kg
 

9.0 kg

18.75 L

 

0.56 kg
0.8L

0.5 kg
 

3.6 kg

7.6 L

 

As above.

 

Annual grasses & some broadleaf weeds

Dual Magnum

1.25-1.75 L
 

0.5-0.7L
 

Avoid contact with trunk & leaves. Apply to moist soil & irrigate after application.

Annual broadleaf weeds & grasses

Simazine
Simazine 80W
or Princep Nine-T

+

Dual Magnum

 

1.25 kg
1.1 kg


1.25–1.75L

 

0.56 kg
 0.5 kg


0.5 -0.7 L

As above.

30 days or more after planting
 

Annual broadleaf weeds & grasses

Casoron G4

110 kg

45 kg

Must be irrigated into soil immediately after application.    Refer to text.

Emerged weeds           (less than 5 cm high)

Annual broadleaf weeds

Basagran

2.25 L

0.9 L

Direct application to avoid crop. Requires a surfactant.

Emerged weeds 

(1-6 leaf stage)

Annual grasses, volunteer cereals, quackgrass

Poast Ultra

320-470 mL

(1.1 L for quackgrass)

130-190 mL

(445 mL for quackgrass)

Apply in a band under trees. Use Merge Adjuvant at 1% v/v in 100-200 water/ha.

Emerged weeds

(2-4 leaf stage)

Annual grasses

Venture L

1 L

0.4 L

Does not control annual bluegrass.

Rapid growth

(3-5 leaf stage)

Quackgrass

Venture L

2 L

0.8 L

Provides suppression only.

Throughout             season – vegetation 10cm or less

Annual & perennial broadleaf weeds &  grasses

Gramoxone N
 

5.5 L

2.2 L

Avoid contact with foliage & green bark of trees.

Apples – Bearing

Time of

Application

 

Weeds

 

Material

Rate

 

Notes

Hectare

Acre

Late fall, late winter or early spring

 

Annual & perennial broadleaf weeds & grasses
 

Casoron G4

 

110-175 kg


 

45-70 kg


 

For late winter/early spring applications, apply just prior to or during rainfall. Lower rates for annual weeds.

Annual broadleaf weeds & selected grasses

Chateau

280-420 g

112-168 g

Reguires moisture to activate. Check label for soil type and rate combinations.

Late winter or early spring
 


 



 



 



 

Selected annual grasses & broadleaf weeds

Alion

375 mL

152 mL

Apply to soil only once per season before weed seeds germinate. Apply to moist soil and/or irrigate after application. 

Authority 480

219 - 292 mL

89 - 118 mL

Nutsedge and some broadleaf weeds

Sandea

35-140 g

14-57 g

Apply as a pre- or post-emergent broadcast spray on each side of tree row.  Use a non-ionic surfactant. 

Annual broadleaf weeds & grasses
 

Simazine - choose from:
Simazine 80W Simadex 500
Princep Nine-T

 


1.9-3.8 kg
3-6L

1.7-3.3 kg

 


0.8-1.5 kg
1.2-2.4L

0.7-1.4 kg

Apply to moist soil. High rates only on well established trees on heavier soils.

Annual broadleaf weeds & grasses

Sinbar

1.5-3.0 kg

0.6-1.2 kg

Apply to moist soil & to trees 3 yrs & older. High rates on heavier soils.

Annual grasses & some broadleaf weed

Prowl H20
 

3.7 L
 

1.5 L
 

Avoid contact with trunk & leaves. Apply to moist soil & irrigate after application.

Annual grasses & some broadleaf weeds

Dual Magnum
 

1.25-1.75 L
 

0.5-0.7 L
 

Avoid contact with trunk & leaves. Apply to moist soil & irrigate after application.

Annual grasses & some broadleaf weeds

Devrinol 50-DF

or

Devrinol 2-XT
 

9 kg

 

18.75 L
 

3.6 kg

 

7.8 L
 

Sensitive to UV light. Apply just prior to or during rainfall.

Annual grasses & broadleaf weeds

Sencor 500

1.5 L

0.6 gr

Calibrate well to ensure crop safety.

Mid spring1

 


 


 



 



 

Annual & perennial broadleaf weeds & grasses <10 cm

Gramoxone  N1,2

5.5 L

2.2 L

Avoid contacting foliage. Use high spray volume.

Annual broadleaf weeds & grasses

glyphosate2

Various products available3


2.25-3.5 L


0.9-1.4 L

Avoid contacting foliage & green bark.

Perennial broadleaf weeds & grasses

glyphosate2

Various products available3


4.5-7 L


1.8-2.8 L

Avoid contacting foliage & green bark.

Difficult-to-control perennials 

e.g. field bindweed

glyphosate2

Various products available3


10-12 L


4-4.8 L

Avoid contacting foliage & green bark.
 

Annual broadleaf weeds & grasses & some perennials

Ignite2

 

3-5 L

1.3-2.1 L

Avoid contacting foliage & green bark.
 

Grasses

Venture L

1-2 L

0.4-0.8 L

Does not control annual bluegrass.

Emerged grasses

(1-6 leaf stage)

Annual grasses, volunteer cereals, quackgrass

Poast Ultra

320-470 mL

(1.1 L for quackgrass)

130-190 mL

(445 mL for quackgrass)

Apply in a band under trees. Use Merge Adjuvant at 1% v/v in 100-200 water/ha.

Late October - early November

Perennial broadleaf weeds & grasses

glyphosate2

Various products available3


4.5-7 L


1.8-2.8 L

Avoid contacting foliage & green bark.

1  GRAMOXONE, glyphosate and  IGNITE treatments can be repeated as required during the season,  respecting days before harvest limitations.                          

2  GRAMOXONE, glyphosate, and IGNITE can be followed by simazine, SINBAR or DEVRINOL applications for residual control.

3   Glyphosate is available in several formulations of different salts.  Different salts may affect activity.  Be sure to check the label for amount of active ingredient.