|Trade Name: Fusilade II, Ornamec, others||Common Name: fluazifop-P-butyl||Formulations: 0.125 EC, 2 EC|
Selective postemergence control of annual and perennial grasses. May be applied over the top of many ornamentals including many woody and herbaceous ornamentals in container and field nurseries, landscapes and greenhouses. May also be used for bermudagrass suppression in tall fescue turf (see label for specific guidelines).
|Amount of Active Ingredient||Amount by Formulation|
|0.125 EC||2 EC|
|Per Acre||0.25 to 0.375 lb ai||2 to 3 gal||16 to 24 fl oz|
|Per 1,000 sq. ft.||6 to 9 fl oz||0.4 to 0.6 fl oz|
|Spot Treatment (amount per gallon)||10 fl oz||.075 fl oz|
Annual bluegrass, broadleaf weeds, sedges, rushes, lilies, and other nongrasses are not controlled. Red fescue, and sweet vernal grass have shown considerable tolerance. At low doses, tall fescue is not controlled.
Add a nonionic surfactant, 0.25% by volume. Some ready-to-use formulations are available; do not add additional surfactant to such formulations. Spray annual grasses at 2 to 8 inches tall. For perennial grass, spray during the spring growth flush but before heading. Cultivation two to three weeks after treatment may assist weed control. Thorough coverage is essential for optimum results; spray to cover but not to runoff. Optimum control is attained when weeds are not stressed.
Use only nonionic surfactants. Do not apply if rain is expected within 1 hour. Do not tank mix with other pesticides or fertilizers except as instructed on the label. A number of broadleaf ornamentals and conifers may be injured by over the top applications of fluazifop-p. Check the label restrictions on bluegreen junipers, azalea cultivars, and other species. Directed sprays are required to prevent unacceptable injury on these species. Do not apply to plants that may be harvested for food within one year.
Low volatility and negligible leaching occur when used as directed.
Growth inhibition occurs within 48 hours. Meristems turn black shortly thereafter. Yellow to red foliage develops in about 7 to 10 days, and plants die within 14 days. Inhibits cell division by blocking acetyl Co A carboxylase, a lipid biosynthesis enzyme. MOA groups: WSSA Group 1; HRAC Group A.
|Worker Protection Standards||REI: 12 hours|
|PPE: coveralls, chemical-resistant gloves, shoes plus socks|
|Manufacturer: Syngenta, PBI Gordon Corp., others||EPA Reg. # 100-1084, others|
Publication date: May 9, 2016
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