Metolachlor for weed control in grain sorghum

Biljon, J.J. van and Jooste, J.V.D.W. (1981) Metolachlor for weed control in grain sorghum. In: Proceedings of the Fourth National Weeds Conference of South Africa, 27-29 January, 1981, Pretoria.

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Metolachlor, a herbicide with excellent grass killing activity, can now be used successfully in grain sorghum provided the sorghum seed has been treated with CGA 43089. Results have shown that when metolachlor is used at double the recommended dosage rate some transient injury may occur under conditions associated with high rainfall, low cation exchange capacity of the soil and deep planting. This injury is, however, completely out grown and has no effect on yield...

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Author Affiliation: Ciba-Geigy (Pty) Ltd., PO Box 92, Isando 1600, South Africa
Subjects: Plant Protection
Divisions: Sorghum
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2013 10:57
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 10:57

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