Ireland

Scutchout Plus

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FMC - herbicide
04409

A soluble concentrate containing 360g/l glyphosate acid present as 41.8%w/w of the ispropylamine salt.

GENERAL INFORMATION
SCUTCHOUT PLUS is a water-soluble, non-selective, non-residual herbicide for the control of most annual and perennial grasses and broad-leaved weeds. The product is absorbed by the foliage and translocated throughout the plant and root systems. Visible symptoms, such as gradual wilting and yellowing are usually obvious within 3 to 7 days of application to annual weeds, but not for 14 to 21 days on perennial weeds. Complete browning and root deterioration may require 20 to 30 days, this process will take longer in cooler weather.
SCUTCHOUT PLUS is inactivated on contact with the soil and is rapidly degraded by micro-organism activity.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Mixing: Half fill clean spray tank with clean water, add required quantity of product and mix well: add remaining water. Do NOT use mechanical agitators. Place the filling hose below water level to prevent excessive foaming and remove immediately after filling to prevent back siphoning. When tank mixing with other products recommended on the label add the other product before this product, then add remaining water.

Compatibility: Do NOT add wetting agents, oils or other pesticides unless recommended on this label.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Mode of Action:
SCUTCHOUT PLUS is an effective herbicide when used as directed against most annual and perennial grasses and broad-leaved weeds.

Timing treatments:
IT IS IMPORTANT WHEN TREATING PERENNIAL WEEDS THAT THERE IS FULL EMERGENCE OF HEALTHY GREEN FOLIAGE AND ACTIVE GROWTH AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.
The efficacy of this product is increased if the leaf surface for absorption is large. Common couch grass is particularly susceptible at the 4-5 leaf stage, where there is about 10-15cm of new growth, when tillering and new rhizome growth is starting. Most perennial weeds broad-leaved weeds are particularly susceptible to treatment when they are actively growing and shortly before flowering. Annual weeds should be growing actively at the time of treatment. Grasses should have at least 5 cm of growth. Broad-leaved weeds should have at least two sizeable true leaves. Under conditions of drought, flooding, frost or high temperatures, disease or insect damage or weeds heavily covered with dust, where plant growth is restricted the efficacy of this product will be reduced.

Product Degradation and Following Crops: SCUTCHOUT PLUS is inactivated on contact with soil, by binding to soil particles. All crops may be planted or sown at specified intervals after treatment with SCUTCHOUT PLUS. A slight growth retardation following germination may be seen if seeds are sown by direct drilling amongst decaying treated vegetation, roots, rhizomes or stolons.

Associated Farming Practices: Lime, chemical or natural fertilizers or other pesticides should not be applied before treatment or to treated areas for at least 5 days before or after application of SCUTCHOUT PLUS.

Weather Conditions: For best results a rainfree period of 6 hours and preferably 24 hours is required after application of this product. Treating weeds which are suffering from drought stress may result in reduced efficacy. SCUTCHOUT PLUS should not be applied under windy conditions because spray drift may cause severe injury or destruction of neighbouring crops. The action of SCUTCHOUT PLUS will be slower in cooler weather. This product should not be used under frosty conditions while weed growth is reduced by natural senescence.

Tank mixes: SCUTCHOUT PLUS should only be mixed with products recommended in this leaflet and should be used according to the directions for use. Do not tank-mix with fertilizers, residual herbicides or other pesticides unless specifically recommended as this may result in reduced weed control.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE
SCUTCHOUT PLUS MUST ONLY BE USED FOR THE SPECIFIED FIELDS OF USE AND ACCORDING TO INSTRUCTIONS AND RECOMMENDED METHODS OF APPLICATION SPECIFIED ON THIS LABEL
SCUTCHOUT PLUS may be applied to all areas which will be planted with food and feed crops, pre-harvest to wheat and oats intended for milling and barley intended for brewing. CONSULT PROCESSOR BEFORE USING ON CROPS INTENDED FOR PROCESSING. NEVER APPLY PRE-HARVEST TREATMENT TO CROPS GROWN FOR SEED. Barley intended for brewing and contract grown crops should only be treated following prior approval from the grain merchant. No extra surfactant should be added if the product is to be applied using a rotary atomiser sprayer

ARABLE APPLICATION, stubbles of all crops and pre-cultivated land
Area of use: Pre-harvest wheat (including Durum wheat) barley and oats
Target weeds: Common Couch
Extent of weed infestation: Application rate in l/ha: < 25 shoots/m² 2.0
26 to 75 shoots/m² 3.0
>75 shoots/m² in direct drilled crops 4.0
Target weeds: Perennial broad-leaved weeds and other perennial grasses
Extent of weed infestation: Application rate in l/ha: All species at all levels of infestation 4.0
Area of use: Pre Pre-harvest in cereals for harvest management to gain harvesting benefits resulting from the reduction of green material in crop
Target weeds: Annual grasses Cereal stems and leaves Annual broadleaved weeds
Extent of weed infestation: Application rate in l/ha: All species at all levels.** 1.5
Water Volume: Hydraulic sprayers 80-250 l/ha or rotary atomisers at 40 l/ha*
Application Details: Apply when the moisture content of the crop grains is less than 30% and at least 7 days before harvest. Use high clearance tractors with narrow wheels and crop dividers. NEVER TREAT CROPS WHICH ARE GROWN FOR SEED. Treated straw should not be used for horticultural mulch but may be used for all other applications. Following harvest, incorporate or remove straw as required. Treated area may be used for further cultivation after straw clearance
Extent of weed infestation: Application rate in l/ha: All species at all levels.** 1.5
Water Volume: Hydraulic sprayers 80-250 l/ha or rotary atomisers at 40 l/ha*
Application Details: Apply when the moisture content of the crop grains is less than 30% and at least 7 days before harvest. Use high clearance tractors with narrow wheels and crop dividers. NEVER TREAT CROPS WHICH ARE GROWN FOR SEED. Treated straw should not be used for horticultural mulch but may be used for all other applications. Following harvest, incorporate or remove straw as required. Treated area may be used for further cultivation after straw clearance
Area of use: Autumn and spring application to stubbles of all crops
Target weeds: Common couch
Extent of weed infestation: Application rate in l/ha: <75 shoots/m² 3.0
Area of use: Autumn and spring application to stubbles of all crops
Target weeds: Common couch, Other perennial grasses, Autumn volunteer potatoes
Extent of weed infestation: Application rate in l/ha: >75 shoots/m² 4.0 All species at all levels
Water Volume: Hydraulic sprayers 80-250 l/ha or rotary atomisers at 40 l/ha*
Application Details: Drilling, direct drilling or cultivation may take place 5 days after spraying perennial weeds. For best results allow sufficient weed growth before spraying. In spring a period of at least 21 days of weed growth should be allowed prior to treatment. NEVER CULTIVATE BEFORE SPRAYING
Area of use: Stubbles of all crops and land prior to cultivation
Target weeds: Volunteer cereals, Other annual grasses, Annual broad-leaved weeds
Extent of weed infestation: Application rate in l/ha: All species at all levels 1.5 **
Water Volume: Hydraulic sprayers 80-250 l/ha or rotary atomisers at 40 l/ha*
Application Details Cultivation and drilling can take place 6 hours after spraying annual weeds or 24 hours after spraying annual grasses. NEVER CULTIVATE
BEFORE SPRAYING
* Droplet size should be within 200-300 µm
** Some weeds such as annual nettle, volunteer potato, polygonum rosebay willow herb may not be controlled when using low harvest management rates A pre-harvest interval of 14 days should be observed during dull weather conditions

GRASSLAND 
SCUTCHOUT PLUS should be applied at a maximum rate of 6 l/ha once per year at least 5 days before harvest, grazing or drilling
Area of use: Grassland destruction and control of associated weeds
Extent of weed infestation: Application rates should be adapted to control the least susceptible weeds present.See following tables for dose rates

Target weeds: /Application rate in l/ha:
Short rotation rye grass with annual weeds 3.0
Perennial grasses in Leys of 2-4 years 4.0
Perennial broad-leaved weeds in Long leys of 4-7 years 5.0
Permanent pasture 6.0

Water Volume: Hydraulic sprayers 150-250 l/ha
Application Details: DO NOT apply lime, chemical or natural fertilisers, or other pesticides before treatment or to treated areas within 5 days of SCUTCHOUT PLUS application.Treat following regrowth after grazing or mowing, Clear treated grass crop before planting or drilling next crop. Grass and clover may be direct drilled after treatment on: - 1-2 year leys without mat, with all surface vegetation removed before drilling, 5 days after spraying. - Long leys with some mat should be sprayed in autumn and not direct drilled until the following spring.

Dose rates for controlling weed species in grassland
Application Rate – 3.0 l/ha: Annual meadow grass, Creeping bent grass, Italian rye grass, Smooth meadow grass, Yorkshire fog, Perennial rye grass
Application Rate – 4.0 l/ha: Red fescue, Bracken, Broad-leaved dock, Creeping softgrass, Plantains, Common couch grass, Creeping buttercup, Common ragwort, Cock’s foot.
Application Rate – 6.0 l/ha: Yarrow, Creeping thistle, Perennial sow thistle, Common nettle
Strains of black-grass have developed resistance to many black-grass herbicides, this may lead to poor control.

LAND NOT INTENDED TO BEAR VEGETATION AND LAND PRIOR TO CULTIVATION
SCUTCHOUT PLUS should be applied at a maximum rate of 6 l/ha on land not intended for cropping.
Area of use: Land not intended to bear vegetation and land prior to cultivation
Extent of weed infestation: All species at all levels

Target weeds: /Application rate in l/ha:
Annual weeds 1.5 Perennial grasses 4.0 Perennial broad-leaved weeds 6.0

Water Volume: Hydraulic sprayers 80-250 l/ha, rotary atomisers at 40l/ha* or knapsack sprayer (see “Spray application techniques and equipment”).
Application Details: DO NOT USE IN OR ALONG HEDGEROWS. DO NOT USE UNDER GLASS OR POLYETHYLENE. For use for weed control: - in fence lines, around buildings and storage areas, along roads, paths and ditch edges.
- For clearance of land prior to sowing. Cultivation may take place 6 hours after spraying annual weeds, 24 hours after spraying annual grasses and 5 days after spraying perennial weeds. Allow 7 days before planting.
- to control regrowth in root crop storage areas
* Droplet size should be within 200-300 µm

SPRAY APPLICATION TECHNIQUES AND EQUIPMENT
Hydraulic sprayers mounted on tractors
Use any equipment which can apply at 80-250 l/ha as a ‘medium’ or ‘coarse’ quality spray with a pressure ranging from 1.5 to 2.5 bars with 80° or 110° nozzles.
Pre-harvest applications should be made using high clearance tractors with narrow wheels and crop dividers, where spray boom can be raised to the height just above the top of the crop.
For most applications 200-250 l/ha water volume should be used. Spray pressure (typically 1.5-2.5 bars) must be adjusted and related to tractor speed, water volume and nozzle type. However, specific low volume nozzles may be used with a reduced water volume ranging from 80-120 l/ha. When using low volume nozzles, spray pressure and tractor speed should be adjusted.
A typical speed range would be 4-9 km/h. When applying preharvest to crops use a low speed to avoid excessive boom bounce.
All spray equipment should be calibrated before use particularly if nozzles have been changed. Check at least one nozzle from each side of the boom.
Before starting spray application be sure to check that:
- the boom is level
- the boom height is correct for the particular application
- all nozzles along the boom are aligned at the correct angle to forward direction of the tractor

Rotary Atomisers
Select one of the following applicators; CDA Boom and CDA Lightweight, Microdrop, Girojet, Dual-Option Sprayer, Hydraspin
Applications should be made using a water volume of 40 l/ha (20 l/ha for aquatic uses), at a speed of 4-9 km/h with a droplet diameter set at 200-300 µm, equivalent to ‘Medium’ or ‘Coarse’. The spray equipment should be correctly calibrated according to the manufacturers instructions.

Directed application/Knapsack
Knapsack sprayers may be used in forestry, set-aside land and land not intended to bear vegetation and pre-cultivation. Spray volumes normally range from 200-300 l/ha, but may be reduced to 100-150 l/ha if low volume nozzles have been fitted to swath.
Spray quality should be ‘medium’ or ‘coarse’.
Applying 4.0 l/ha with a spray volume of 200 l/ha gives a concentration of 2%. In a 10-litre knapsack sprayer, this requires 0.2 litres of SCUTCHOUT PLUS in 9.8 litres of water. A 10 litre sprayer will cover 500 sq. metres using a 1m wide swath and a 1m/sec walking speed.

Weedwiper Applicator (e.g. Weedwiper Mini)
Weedwiper Applicator may be used in Non-Crop areas. Apply a solution of 1 part SCUTCHOUT PLUS with 2 parts water.

Non-selective applications/Mist Blower and Drift Applications
Overall Mistblower and ULVA applicators may only be used in forestry. When using ULVA the total spray volume should range from 10-20 l/ha and with a Mistblower between 90-175 l/ha. Use the correct SCUTCHOUT PLUS rate for control of the particular target weeds.

Filling spray tank
Half fill clean spray tank with clean water, add required quantity of product and mix well; add remaining water. DO NOT use mechanical agitators. Place the filling hose below water level to prevent excessive foaming and remove immediately after filling to prevent backsiphoning. When tank-mixing with other products recommended on the label add the other product before adding SCUTCHOUT PLUS, then add the remaining water.

Compatibility
Do NOT add wetting agents, oils or other pesticides unless recommended on this label.

Sprayer maintenance
Be sure that all spraying equipment is functioning correctly and that equipment is maintained in accordance with manufacturers instructions.

Cleaning spray equipment
Always clean spray tanks and all parts of the equipment adequately after use, using the recommended detergents to be sure to avoid contamination with residues. Contamination with product residues could damage crops when the sprayer is next used for another pesticide.

Effective
Crops
Glyphosate
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
4 - 6
Preharvest Interval
-