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Agricultural News for Farmers and Agribusiness in SW Georgia

Peanut Herbicides Use

Posted by romeethredge on June 12, 2013

Weed control in peanuts with Cadre herbicide is almost always better following an EPOST (cracking) application of paraquat (Figure 1).

UGA Extension Scientist Eric Prostko, says that growers should only consider not using a cracking treatment of paraquat (+ Basagran or Storm) if weather conditions have prevented a timely application (< 28 days after peanut emergence) and/or when there is not enough weed growth to justify the application (i.e. no weeds).

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3 Responses to “Peanut Herbicides Use”

  1. mace said

    What are the units, Rome? Percent control compared to untreated?

  2. Yes it’s percent control compared to untreated. Almost 20 % better in this case.

  3. Rome…
    Thanks for posting this.
    Owen Taylor

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