Old 03-30-2015, 09:00 PM
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"Bare ground" weed control on industrial site

Part of the lawn bid for a commercial plastics company is bare ground weed control. This appears to be gravel parking areas, fence lines, and railroad tracks.

I'm assuming they are thinking roundup or something stronger. I hate to use primatol since I'm using my backpack sprayer.

Anyone had request like this? Sureguard? Roundup with pre in spring?
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Old 03-30-2015, 11:08 PM
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I think some of those products come in a spreadable form. Maybe sahara or pramitol? That way you don't have to run through sprayer.
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Old 03-31-2015, 12:00 AM
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I would use flumioxazin, sulfometuron methyl and imazapyr. I have used this mix with very good residual.
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Old 03-31-2015, 12:09 AM
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Bayer Specticle Total which is similar to Round-up Extended
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Old 03-31-2015, 01:49 AM
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I think Sahara is under another name Imazapyr it is very water insoluble. It stay put real good unless you spray in the rain. Will not bond well to concrete dividers. Only soil will it bond to. High rate at minimum 2 gallons per/K is minimum for good control. Since it bonds so tight low water volume will keep it soil shallow. This makes way for environmental erosion if it only bonds to the top 1/2 inch of soil. It sounds high but 5 gallons at high rate is best for long-term control. Low water rate high mix rate is less effective than high water same mix rate. Water volume
Is very important with your mix rate in terms of residual control. Ie; 1/2 gallon H2O at high rate will only give you similar to roundup extend maby.
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Old 03-31-2015, 03:47 PM
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Are there any trees around the areas to be sprayed or plantings?
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