Archive Article: 2001/12/07

7 December 2001

New autumn cleavers killer PicoPro (picolinafen + pendimethalin) looks to have matched established mixtures such as IPU + DFF in this Morley Research Centre field trial at Leighton Buzzard, Beds, says MRC agronomist Libby Powell. The new products fast acting herbicide mix controlled the rapid, even emergence of weeds well this autumn, explains Andy Jones of maker BASF. But emergence can vary, so trials next year will monitor germination to provide early warning to growers and help predict optimal spray timing, he says.

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