Barclay Keeper 500
Contains 500 g per litre (43.5% w/w) ethofumesate as a suspension concentrate.
For use post-crop emergence in mixture with complementary herbicides to control certain broad-leaved weeds, black-grass and annual meadow-grass in sugar beet, fodder beet, mangels and red beet.
Conditions of supply
All goods supplied by us are of high grade and we believe them to suitable but as we cannot exercise control over their storage handling mixing or use or of the weather conditions before during and after application which may affect the performance of the goods all conditions and warranties statutory or otherwise as to the quality or fitness for any purpose of our goods are excluded and no responsability will be accepted by us or resellers for any failure in performance damage or injury whatsoever arising from their storage handling application or use; these conditions cannot be varied by our staff or agents whether or not they supervise or assist in the use of such goods.
The total dose applied to any area of land must not exceed 1 kg ethofumesate per ha (2 litres product per ha) in any 3 year period.
CAUTION: adverse weather or soil or cultural conditions may lead to unsatisfactory results and/or a check to crop growth from which recovery may not be complete.
TIME OF APPLICATION
Spray from when the smallest beets have at least 2 full true leaves and the 3rd and 4th true leaves are apparent.
RATE OF APPLICATION
Barclay Keeper 500 FL at 2 l/ha in 240 l/ha water.
If further weed germination occurs after application, an alternative approved treatment must be used.
APPLICATION (BCPC definitions)
Apply by conventional powered hydraulic sprayer in 240 l/ha water as a MEDIUM spray. Avoid spray drift.
CROP AND WEATHER CONDITIONS
Barclay Keeper 500 FL and mixtures should only be applied to vigorous crops which are not subject to stress (see Stress Factors).
Wide variations between daytime and night-time temperatures at or around the time of application may subject young beet plants to extra stresses causing a check to growth from which recovery may not be complete.
Do not apply to wet foliage or if rain is likely within 4 hours or if frost is forecast.
SOILS AND SOIL CONDITIONS
All soil types may be treated. Residual activity of the Barclay Keeper 500 FL component may be reduced on soils over 5% organic matter. A firm, fine seedbed is essential. As with all soil acting residual herbicides, adequate soil moisture is necessary for optimum residual activity.
Barclay Keeper 500 FL is compatible in tank-mix with the Barclay range of trace elements and the under mentioned approved formulations. No other treatment should be applied for 5 days before or after an application of Barclay Keeper 500 FL, except when a tank-mix is to be applied after post-emergence phenmedipham alone. Do not mix Barclay Keeper 500 FL with insecticides. When tank-mixing Barclay Keeper 500 FL with a partner, the recommendations and conditions of the partner product must be strictly observed, together with the recommendations and conditions of this label.
MIXING AND USE
Half-fill the spray tank with clean water and start the re-circulation system. Add the required quantity of Barclay Keeper 500 FL to the tank. Fill the spray tank with water to the required level. Maintain re-circulation until the tank is sprayed out.
Any crop may be drilled or planted 3 months after application of Barclay Keeper provided that the land is first mould-board ploughed at least 15 cm deep. Following the failure of a beet or grass crop for any reason, only sugar beet, fodder beet, mangels or red beet may be sown within 3 months of treatment. Due allowance must also be made for other products used in the herbicide programme.
CARE OF SPRAYER
After each days use, wash out thoroughly with water and wetting agent. Remove spray jets and drain all parts of the system and allow access of air.
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