Spraying winter wheat© Tim Scrivener
New herbicide Xerton has been approved for use on winter wheat crops for controlling annual meadow grass – the UK’s most widespread grassweed. Manufactured by agrochemical company UPL, the ethofumesate-containing product can be used between growth stages 12-16, with a maximum total dose of 0.6 litre/ha. The early timing restriction is aimed at getting the best control of annual meadow grass, with the weed at its most susceptible between growth stages 11-21. At present, Xerton is for post-emergence application only, […]
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