S YNGENTA S PECIA L I S T C R O P S SKIRMISH – The solution for reliable weed control in peas and spring field beans T EC H N I C A L U P DAT E Spring 2008 Weed Control Chart spring field beans (pre-emergence only) and peas (pre- and post emergence) Post-emergence Pre-emergence (l/ha) Peas only (l/ha) SKIRMISH 0.75 + SKIRMISH 1.0 + SKIRMISH 0.75 + Weed Species SKIRMISH 1.0 pendimethalin 1.5 pendimethalin 1.0 - 1.5 bentazone 0.5 or 1.0 + clomazone 0.2 Annual meadow grass S S S S Black-bindweed MS MS/S S S Black Nightshade MR MR/MS MS MS Charlock S S S S Chickweed – common S S S S Cleavers R R S R Creeping thistle S S S S Fat-hen S S S MS Fool’s parsley S S S S Fumitory – common S S S S Groundsel S S S - Hemp nettle – common S S S S Knotgrass MR MS MS/S MR Mayweed S S S S Pansy S S S S Pale persicaria MS MS/S S MS Poppy – common S S S S Red dead nettle S S S S Redshank S S S - Shepherd’s purse S S S - Sow-thistle – smooth S S S - Speedwell – common field S S S S Speedwell – Ivy leaf S S S - Volunteer oilseed rape MR S S S SKIRMISH 1.0 l/ha + clomazone 0.2 l/ha gives improved cleaver control Bentazone relates to 480 g/litre SC product: Use higher rate for weeds with two leaves or more in peas. Pendimethalin relates to 400 g/litre SC product. Dose rates of partner products must comply with manufacturer supported rates, either on label or SOLA. In order to use a partner product that may be supported by a SOLA, a copy of the SOLA certificate is required. Spring Field Beans Peas Features Benefits Features Benefits Broad spectrum, broad leaf Single product solution for Broad spectrum, broad leaf One product solution for weed control most situations weed control most weeds Use either pre- or Pre-emergence applications Early weed removal Uniquely flexible timing post-emergence in peas Wide, safe application One application rate for all window Approved on all spring field No varietal restrictions bean crops (SKIRMISH alone) Simple soil Use on most soil types – recommendations see label No variety restrictions Use on both combining and No taint issues Mixtures with clomazone vining peas (3 years at CCFRA) Flexible mixer partner for and/or pendimethalin are pre-emergence applications supported to enhance SKIRMISH + bentazone the weed control Excellent mixer for volunteer best for volunteer OSR OSR control control early post Excellent mixer with High level of crop safety Provides the best start Flexible mixer product pendimethalin, clomazone pre-emergence optimizing yield and quality and bentazone etc. In Brief Agronomic tips • Approved on all varieties of • For best results apply SKIRMISH pre-emergence of the weeds to a uniform combining and vining peas and clod free, moist seedbed spring field beans • Approved on all soil types apart from lighter than coarse sandy loam • Ideal for use pre-emergence in or OM > 10 % spring beans & pre and post • Heavy rainfall soon after application can increase the likelihood of crop emergence in peas damage especially on lighter soils • SKIRMISH is rainfast within 2 hours of application. When mixed with • Can be mixed with approved bentazone allow 6 hours drying time formulations of pendimethalin and or clomazone in peas and • Observe varietal restrictions on bentazone product labels. Apply SKIRMISH + beans and post emergence bentazone to healthy crops with bentazone in peas only • When using any herbicide on peas post emergence of the crop check that there is sufficient leaf wax using the crystal violet test. Avoid spraying if there is insufficient wax or it is damaged. Use the crystal violet test as a routine with sequentially applied herbicides • Apply SKIRMISH as a medium quality spray in 200 l/ha of water Syngenta Crop Protection UK Ltd CPC4, Capital Park, Fulbourn, Cambridge CB21 5XE Tel: 01223 883400 Fax: 01223 882195 Technical Enquiries Tel: 0800 169 6058 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.syngenta-crop.co.uk SKIRMISH® is a Registered trademarks of a Syngenta Group Company. SKIRMISH contains terbuthylazine + isoxaben (MAPP 08444). All other brand names used are trademarks of other manufacturers in which proprietary rights may exist. Crop safety and product efficacy in mixture have not been tested and remain at the user’s own risk. Always read the label. Use pesticides safely. Syngenta AG January 2008. VEG37. GQ.
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