J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph
The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of a minor use label expansion registration for Gesagard 480SC® Herbicide for control of labeled weeds on parsley in Canada. Gesagard 480SC® Herbicide was already labeled for use on a number of crops in Canada for control of several weeds.
This minor use project was submitted by the national minor use program at Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Pest Management Centre 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 Gesagard 480SC® Herbicide.
|Crop(s)||Target||Rate (L/ha)||Application Information||PHI (days)|
|Parsley||Labeled weeds||3.75-4.58 L product/ha||Apply prior to weed emergence or early post emergence to parsley before weeds reach 5 cm high. Application on sandy soils may result in crop injury. Do not apply if parsley is under water stress.|
Gesagard 480SC® Herbicide is toxic to aquatic organisms, small wild animals, certain beneficial insects 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.
There are significant precautions and detailed directions for use on the Gesagard 480SC® Herbicide label; follow these carefully.
Note: This article is not intended to be an endorsement or recommendation for this particular product, but rather a notice of registration activity
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