16 February 1996

Check your tank mix, says maker

CHECK your tank mix recommendations to ensure you dont have to spray the same field twice this spring, urges manufacturer BASF.

The penalty of choosing a pgr that is incompatible with herbicides and fungicides being used on the farm is £5.25-6.25/ha (£2-2.50/acre), due to the extra application costs, says technical services officer Lance Middleton.

"With 108 one- and two-way mixes now on the label, New 5C Cycocel has by far the most approved mixtures in the market," he says.

&#8226 See next weeks issue for the FW Tank Mix supplement, which lists all current mixture recommendations.