Herbicide injury - Dicambia (broadleaf weed killer)
Other auxin herbicides such as 2,4-D will cause similar damage to strawberry plants.
May cause injury from drift when applied to adjacent turf or crops.
Injury will be evident soon after exposure. Plant will grow rapidly with twisted foliage before death.
No corrective measures available.
Avoid use of broadleaf herbicide near strawberry field. Avoid pesticide application during wind. Use large droplet size and low pressure to avoid drift.
Funding was provided in part by the National Sustainable Agriculture Program: Sustainable Strawberry Initiative and the following sources.
Publication date: July 1, 2014
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