J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph
The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of minor use label expansion registrations for Command 360 ME Herbicide for management of labeled weeds on cilantro and for use at a reduced pre-harvest interval on cucumbers and squash in Canada. Command 360 ME Herbicide was already labeled for use on a number of crops in Canada for control of several weeds.
These minor use projects were submitted by Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Pest Management Centre (AAFC-PMC) as a result of minor use priorities established by growers and extension personnel.
The following is provided as an abbreviated, general outline only. Users should be making weed management decisions within a robust integrated weed management program and should consult the complete label before using Command 360 ME Herbicide.
|Crop(s)||Target||Rate (L/ha)||Application Information||PHI (days)|
|Cilantro||Labeled weeds||0.78||Apply broadcast after seeding but prior to crop or weed emergence.||50|
|Cucumbers, squash (including processing pumpkin varieties)||Labeled weeds||0.78 – 1.17||Apply as a single, soil-applied, pre-emergent treatment after seeding and prior to crop or transplanting and prior to weed emergence.||30 (new)|
Command 360 ME Herbicide is toxic to aquatic organisms and non-target terrestrial plants. Do not apply this product or allow drift to other crops or non-target areas. Do not contaminate off-target areas or aquatic habitats when spraying or when cleaning and rinsing spray equipment or containers.
Follow all other precautions, restrictions and directions for use on the Command 360 ME Herbicide label carefully.
For a copy of the new minor use label contact your local crop specialist, regional supply outlet or visit the PMRA label site https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/consumer-product-safety/pesticides-pest-management/registrants-applicants/tools/pesticide-label-search.html
Note: This article is not intended to be an endorsement or recommendation for this particular product, but rather a notice of registration activity