celcius opinions

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by woodlawnservice, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. BikePilot

    BikePilot LawnSite Member
    Messages: 248

    Spot spray fescue clumps with Gly before green up starts. Celsius will not get the Poa. I have had great results with Certainty for Poa and is my pick for Sedges. I have a lot of pressure from Sedges all summer and the Certainty does great.
  2. macgyver_GA

    macgyver_GA LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 826

    Green up has already started here. What's the price on certainty?
  3. macgyver_GA

    macgyver_GA LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 826

    Nevermind, it looks pretty comparable to celcius. Also labeled for Poa control. I may go run by JDL in a little bit and see if they have some.
  4. rduty

    rduty LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 5

    Hello Turf Dog what post emergence would you suggest for Poa in Bermuda ?
  5. Turf Dawg

    Turf Dawg LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,719

    If all you want to do is kill poa in Bermuda and money is no problem I would say Revolver would be best followed by certainty.
    If you are spraying for several weeds and money is a issue then I go with Celsius or Manor. It may not give you a quick kill but they will help it burn up faster and really clean a lawn up for tha money.
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  6. Georgia Lawn

    Georgia Lawn LawnSite Member
    Male, from Ga
    Messages: 99

    Turf dawg
    You have had good success with manor making the poa burn up faster? What rate did u go do you remember?
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  7. ArTurf

    ArTurf LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Ark
    Messages: 4,342

    What are the temps you see on Round 1? I was under the impression Celsius didn't work well at low temps.
  8. Turf Dawg

    Turf Dawg LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,719

    This is actually my first time to use Manor. I think it will help it transition faster because the lawns I sprayed a few weeks ago the Poa is lighter colored than the non sprayed lawns with a little browning on top of some. I mixed at .75 rate so I am somewhere between .75 and 1 oz per acre.
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  9. Turf Dawg

    Turf Dawg LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,719

    I personally think it works fine it is just much slower than when it is hot.
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  10. dmar62

    dmar62 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 53

    I just use Celsius for the first time today on a bermuda yard. I will post my the resolates i get on Monday. We are suppose to have 70 deg temps throughout the weekend. I sprayed 0.113/oz per 1,000. The yard had spring weeds, crabgrass, and fescue clumps, so I should get a good test on how it does on the different types of weeds. I does have a different smell to it than 3way, I was kind of wondering at first if it mixed good in my sprayer because it really doesn't change the color on the water. Then I started to smell it when I was spraying, I knew then to had mixed good.

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