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Crop Oil with Corn Herbicides

Posted by romeethredge on April 22, 2013

Dr. Eric Prostko, UGA Extension Weed Scientist says that this is one of the most common questions asked this time of year….Should crop oil be added to Glyphosate + Atrazine tank-mixes in field corn? _DSC4457

Generally, his response is that if you are using a “loaded” formulation (i.e. already has adjuvants included) then there is no need for an additional adjuvant.

Which formulations of glyphosate are loaded or unloaded? Rather than reinvent the wheel, check out the links below for additional information about the various formulations of glyphosate:

http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/weeds/sugarbeet-files/Glyt%20RRbeets.pdf

http://extension.psu.edu/agronomy-guide/pm/tables/table-2-4-1a

http://www.agronomy.ksu.edu/extension/doc2053.ashx

http://www.lsuagcenter.com/NR/rdonlyres/668FD70D-CD74-4553-99AE-55B943F6B557/89884/13Z2GlyphosateAPPENDIXA.pdf

http://www.msuweeds.com/assets/2013WeedGuide/2013WGTable10.pdf

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