Interveinal necrosis, complete necrosis, blackish/purple leaves, leaves with black irregular spots.
Other herbicides may have similar symptoms.
In the matted row system oxyfluorfen must be applied to dormant plants with no new growth. Oxyfluorfen is labeled for use as a fall treatment prior to mulching in plasticulture system. Plastic mulch must be installed prior to strawberry transplanting. Irrigate treated soil before mulch installation to activate the herbicide.
Injury should be throughout treated area.
No corrective measures are available.
Follow application directions to avoid injury.
Funding was provided in part by the National Sustainable Agriculture Program: Sustainable Strawberry Initiative and the following sources.
Publication date: June 26, 2014
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