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eaglejrl
05-18-2007, 11:15 AM
I tried Image that you can buy at walmart - didn't work (please don't laugh). I found another product that has MSMA in it that says it will kill Bahia but not bermuda. Is that what I need? I do not have any St. Augustine. I just need something that will kill the Bahia and let my Bermuda come on up.

Thanks for your help.

GTP
05-18-2007, 04:20 PM
Manor or Blade. It is a slow kill but will knock it out and won't hurt your good grass.

eaglejrl
05-19-2007, 10:44 AM
Thanks.
Where can I buy it?

GTP
05-19-2007, 07:31 PM
I get the feeling you don't have a license. You can't buy these products without a license. If you do, any pesticide/herbicide distributor will carry them.

eaglejrl
05-19-2007, 08:15 PM
Thanks again. No, I don't have a license. I just mow. But, I know someone who does. I will get him to order me some.

gpenny
05-19-2007, 09:16 PM
There another product that contains the same ingredients as Manor at half the price (Cimmarron).

bug-guy
05-19-2007, 09:59 PM
last time i looked manor/blade are not ristricted use pesticide and do not require a certificate to buy. but if you want to spray for money you will need to get legal. atleast in fla anyway

GTP
05-20-2007, 09:19 PM
You're right, I stand corrected. I'm so used to doing this as a service I don't think in terms of what you can do on your own with non-restricted use items. The other guy is right to if this is your own lawn. Cimarron is half the cost of Manor but I can go you one better, Valuron is half the cost of Cimarron. The only difference is what applications it is labeled for. This drives me crazy cause I do a lot of business selectively removing bahia from the preferred grasses. I have to pay $70/ounce for the same level of active ingredient a farmer can pay $17/ounce for to spray on pasture land.:confused:

eaglejrl
05-21-2007, 12:45 PM
Thanks for all the input. This is for my own yard. Where then can I purchase any of these (especially the valuron if it cheaper).

eaglejrl
05-22-2007, 06:20 PM
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GTP
05-24-2007, 07:28 AM
Your local farm supply will have cimmarron and possibly valuron.

dirtroadfilms
04-19-2015, 07:00 PM
Hi everyone. I am so glad I found this thread.

I have been reading online about valuron 60DF and cimarron plus and all the instructions sound like these are for large scale spray equipment.

Can I use Cimarron in a consumer garden sprayer? (the pump kind, maybe two gallons in size)

I'm trying to figure out how to mix it in that small of a dose. Advice?

AnotherOkie
04-19-2015, 09:02 PM
Hi everyone. I am so glad I found this thread.

I have been reading online about valuron 60DF and cimarron plus and all the instructions sound like these are for large scale spray equipment.

Can I use Cimarron in a consumer garden sprayer? (the pump kind, maybe two gallons in size)

I'm trying to figure out how to mix it in that small of a dose. Advice?

I use a lot of metsulfuron(manor, blade, cimarron, ally, escort, msm e pro). Pick your label and where you purchase, it is 60% metsulfuron. I can't say I would recommend mixing in very small quantities. On turf, you typically only use 1/3 to 1/2 oz/acre. That is going to be extremely difficult in small quantities. Although I do recall, a small volume cylinder measuring funnel that had a .0125 oz line. That was equal to .5 oz per acre at a 1 gal/1000.
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AnotherOkie
04-19-2015, 09:48 PM
BTW, there are 2 other threads on msm that are currently active on page 1.
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