How do you get rid of serrated tussock?

Spot spraying. Herbicides, glyphosate, 2,2-DPA and flupropanate, can be used to spot spray serrated tussock. Individual plants are treated using a knapsack or spray unit with handgun. Spot spraying can be done on foot or on a vehicle.

What herbicide kills serrated tussock?

Glyphosate herbicides Use glyphosate for a complete knockdown of serrated tussock and other weeds. Glyphosate has no residual effect. Carefully timed applications can allow some selectivity – killing serrated tussock whilst preserving dormant desirable pastures.

Why is serrated tussock bad?

Serrated tussock has no grazing value because of its high fibre and low protein content. Infestations result in a significant loss in livestock production, and dense infestations may completely dominate pasture, making large areas incapable of supporting livestock.

How do you control fleabane?

The mix of glyphosate and 2,4-D (Amicide Advance 700®) or picloram + 2,4-D (Tordon 75-D®) effectively controls low-density infestations of young flaxleaf fleabane in fallows. The double-knock tactic is needed for controlling dense infestations, especially if the weeds are more than 1 month old in fallows.

What is a group J herbicide?

Herbicide products from Groups J and K are increasingly forming the basis of grass weed control programmes in Wheat and Barley. Boxer Gold and Sakura can be very effective tools for managing ryegrass and other grass weeds.

How do I get rid of rats tails in my lawn?

Wick wipe rat’s tail grass using glyphosate as per label or permit directions. Wick wipe rat’s tail grass using glyphosate as per label or permit directions. Choose one of the following options: (a) In summer, apply glyphosate through a pressurised wick wiper (if terrain and timber allow).

Do goats eat serrated tussock?

In fact Holst (unpublished data) observed that goats included serrated tussock in their diet whilst ignoring succulent clovers.

What does serrated tussock look like?

Serrated tussock has a distinctive ligule which is rounded, white, membranous and hairless. It grows 0.5 to 1mm long and protrudes vertically at the junction of the leaf blade and the leaf sheath and is continuous with sheath margins.

Why is fleabane a problem?

Flaxleaf fleabane is very susceptible to several residual herbicides that can be used in fallows and a range of crops. A strategic soil disturbance can create a soil environment unfavourable for germination.

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