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Posts Tagged: herbicide activation

Pre-irrigation and weed control in melons

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Irrigation is crucial for the production of melons in California. It facilitates seed germination, it is essential for crop growth and fruit production, and, for growers that apply pre-emergence herbicides, it is necessary for product...

Posted on Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 1:13 PM

PREE herbicides in wildlands?

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From the Invasive Plants in Southern California blog :: June 11, 2014   Preemergence herbicides for wildland weed control Kill weeds before they ever see the light of day; sounds great, doesn't it? That is what preemergence herbicides are for....

Posted on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 7:54 AM

Dormant season weed control in nut crop - options and issues in a dry 2014

Repost of an article orginally posted by Brent Holz at The Almond Doctor blog on January 27th. Brad Dormant Weed Control in Tree Nut Crops 2014 by Mick Canevari, Brent Holtz, and Brad Hanson Current dry weather has preempted most normal winter weed...

Posted on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 9:51 AM

Preemergent Herbicides and “Activation”

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I recently met with a grower who wanted to put down a preemergent herbicide to get ahead of winter weeds. The crop he is growing has very limited choices but Surflan A.S. could be used. Surflan and other members of the dinitroaniline class of herbicides...

Posted on Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 9:19 PM

Can herbicides be activated with Drip-only irrigation?

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          Water prices are increasing and so are the regulatory pressures on agricultural runoff and sediment losses. How much more efficient can vegetable growers get with their irrigation practices? Drip...

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