Peaches/Nectarines


Peaches/Nectarines – 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

3.6 kg

Sensitive to UV light; 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 & grasses

Sinbar

1.5 kg

0.6-1.2 kg

Apply to moist soil.  Do not use on light soils.

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 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.

 

Emerged weeds in 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.

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.

 Peaches/Nectarines – 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 application, apply just prior to or during rainfall. Lower rates for annuals.

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 broadleaf weeds & grasses

Sinbar

 0.9 –1.25 kg

 0.35-0.5 kg

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

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 grasses & some broadleaf weeds

Devrinol

9 kg

3.6 kg

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

Mid spring1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual & perennial broadleaf weeds & grasses 10 cm or less

Gramoxon2 N

 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  Several 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  Several 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

Quackgrass

Venture l

2 L

0.8 L

Provides suppression only.

Annual grasses

Venture l

1L

0.4L

Does not control annual bluegrass.

Annual braodleaf weeds


Sucker control

 Aim

36.5 - 117 mL


150 mL

15 - 47 mL

 


150 mL

Range of rates according to target weeds. May be tank-mixed with other herbicides (see label).

Rate for spot treatment of sukkers. Add adjuvant according to label.

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.