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Aim Herbicide label expanded via Minor Use Program for control of weeds on mint in Canada

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 Aim® Herbicide for control of labelled weeds on mint in Canada. Aim® Herbicide was already labeled for use on several crops in Canada for control of weeds.

This minor use project was 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 Aim® Herbicide.

Crop(s)TargetRate (mL/ha)Application InformationPHI (days)
MintLabeled weeds37 – 117 DORMANCY SPRAY: Apply as a broadcast application before mint breaks dormancy for control of existing broadleaf weeds in a minimum of 100 L water per ha. Use adjuvant as per label instructions91
MintLabeled weeds37 – 117 PRE-PLANT BURNDOWN APPLICATION: Apply one application to mint in a minimum of 100 L water per ha. Use adjuvant as per label instructions. Do not follow a pre-plant burndown or dormancy spray with a hooded sprayer application of AIM Herbicide.91
MintLabeled weeds37 – 117 HOODED SPRAYER APPLICATION: Apply one application to mint in a minimum of 100 L water per using a hooded sprayer to control labelled weeds between the rows of mint crops. This treatment must be made to mint crops grown in rows. Do not use this method if a dormancy or pre-plant burndown application has been used.5

Aim® 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 Aim® 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

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