Apricots


Apricots – Year of Planting

Time of

Application

 

Weeds

 

Material

Rate

 

Notes

Hectare

Acre

After soil settled;  prior to weed emergence
 

Annual grasses & some broadleaf weeds
 

Devrinol

 

9 kg

 

3.6kg

 

Apply to moist soil & 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 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 broadleaf weeds & perennial grasses

Sinbar

1.25 kg

0.5 kg

Narrow safety margin on light soils.  Requires moisture to activate.

Emerged weeds less than 5 cm

Annual broadleaf weeds
 

Basagran

2.25 L
 

0.9 L
 

Direct application to avoid crop. Requires a surfactant.

Throughout season- vegetation 10 cm or less

Annual & perennial broadleaf weeds & grasses

Gramoxone N
 

5.5 L

2.2 L

Avoid contact with foliage & green bark of trees.

 

Apricots – Bearing

Time of

Application

 

Weeds

 

Material

Rate

 

Notes

Hectare

Acre

Late winter or early spring
 

Selected annual grasses & broadleaf weeds

Alion

375 mL

152 mL

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

Annual grasses & some broadleaf weeds
 

Prowl H20

 

3.7 L

 

1.5 L

 

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

Annual broadleaf weeds & some grasses

Chateau

280 – 420 g

112 – 168 g

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

Mid spring1

Annual & perennial broadleaf weeds & grasses10 cm or less


Gramoxone N1

 


5.5 L

 


2.2 L

 

Avoid contacting foliage. Use high spray volume.

Annual broadleaf weeds & grasses

glyphosate1 Various products available2


2.25-3.5 L


0.9-1.4 L

Avoid contacting foliage & green bark.

Perennial broadleaf weeds & grasses

glyphosate1 

Various products available2


4.5-7 L


1.8-2.8 L

Avoid contacting foliage & green bark.

Difficult-to-control perennials e.g. field bindweed

glyphosate1
Various products available2


10-12 L


4-4.8 L

Avoid contacting foliage & green bark.

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.

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

2   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.