Ireland

Starane Hi-Load HL

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Dow AgroSciences - herbicide
04549

An emulsifiable concentrate containing 480 g/litre (20.7% w/w) fluroxypyr as the 1-methyl heptyl ester (333 g/litre acid equivalent). A selective post-emergence herbicide for use on WINTER and SPRING CEREALS, FORAGE MAIZE, GRASS SEED CROPS and NEW SOWN LEYS to control a range of annual weeds, including CLEAVERS, COMMON CHICKWEED, FIELD FORGET-ME-NOT, COMMON HEMP-NETTLE and BLACK-BINDWEED.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE
IMPORTANT: This information is approved as part of the Product Label. All instructions within this section must be read carefully in order to obtain safe and successful use of this product

NOTES
For best results apply STARANE HI-LOAD HL when weeds are actively growing. In newlysown crops, seedling and small weeds are more susceptible to STARANE HI-LOAD HL and will respond quicker when treated at this stage. Vigorous crop competition enhances control of the more resistant weeds and prevents weeds which germinate after application from becoming a problem in the crop.
Crops undersown with grass may be sprayed provided the grasses are tillering.
Do not apply to crops undersown with clover or other legume-containing mixtures.
STARANE HI-LOAD HL is of low volatility and is therefore not subject to vapour drift.
Do not spray in windy weather and avoid drift onto non-target crops/areas.
Do not treat crops under stress. Stress can be caused by many factors including frost, drought, water-logging, trace element deficiency, disease and pest attack etc.
Do not spray if night temperatures are low (<6°C) or if frost is imminent.
STARANE HI-LOAD HL used alone is rain-fast one hour after application.
Do not roll or harrow 7 days before or after treatment.
Keep livestock out of treated areas for at least 7 days and until poisonous weeds such as ragwort have died and become unpalatable.
Wash equipment thoroughly with water and detergent immediately after use as traces of STARANE HI-LOAD HL can cause harm to susceptible crops sprayed later.

MIXING
Add the appropriate amount of STARANE HI-LOAD HL to clean water in a half-filled sprayer tank, mix thoroughly and add the remainder of the water. The spray mix must be used immediately and agitated continuously during mixing and until application is complete.

VOLUME
Using standard nozzles the recommended spray volume is 70 to 400 litres of water per hectare. The lowest water volume should only be used in very open crops on small weeds. On later applications where the crop is dense, the spray volume should be increased to 400 litres water per hectare. The minimum recommended pressure is 2 to 3 bars.

SPRAY QUALITY
Apply STARANE HI-LOAD HL as a MEDIUM spray as defined by the BCPC system.

MODE OF ACTION AND RESISTANCE MANAGEMENT
Fluroxypyr is the active substance included in STARANE HI-LOAD HL. Fluroxypyr belongs to the synthetic auxin herbicide family (Group “O” according to HRAC classification). In Europe, there is no resistance or cross-resistance issue to fluroxypyr of any tested biotype of the susceptible weeds species (cleavers, Common chickweed, Common hemp nettle, field bindweed). The risk of resistance development of broad leaved weeds to fluroxypyr is unlikely and STARANE HI-LOAD HL can be used for controlling all biotypes - including those which are resistant to other modes of actions (e.g. Common chickweed, Common hemp nettle).
In order to reduce the risk of resistance developing, consider using products of different mode of action when carrying out repeat treatments.

EFFICACY
STARANE HI-LOAD HL controls susceptible broad leaved weeds which are already emerged. The efficacy is not influenced by the soil type but it is influenced by the weed species, the weed growth stage (young weeds are more susceptible) and the weather conditions. Efficacy is optimized under good growing conditions. Efficacy can be reduced by cold temperatures (less than 10°C) or dry conditions.

CEREALS
CROPS AND TIMING
STARANE HI-LOAD HL alone can be applied from the two leaf stage of the crop up to and before the following growth stages:

Winter wheat and winter barley: before flag leaf sheath opening stage (GS 12-45 inclusive).
Winter Triticale: before flag leaf sheath extending stage (GS 12-39 inclusive)
Winter oats, rye, durum wheat: before second node detectable (GS12-31 inclusive)

SPRING APPLICATION TO SPRING CEREALS
CROPS AND TIMING
Spring cereals
Spring wheat, spring barley, spring oats
STARANE HI-LOAD HL alone can be applied from the two leaf stage of the crop up to and before the following growth stages:
Spring wheat and spring barley: before flag leaf sheath opening stage (GS 12-39 inclusive).
Spring oats: before second node detectable (GS12-31 inclusive)

NEWLY SOWN GRASS LEYS

RATE OF USE AND WATER VOLUME
Apply STARANE HI-LOAD HL at 0.45 litre/ha in a spray volume of 200 to 400 litres of water per hectare to give good coverage of the weed.
Use the higher volume of water where weeds, especially common chickweed, are large at the time of spraying and where the grass is dense.

TIMING
Application timing is crucial and STARANE HI-LOAD HL should be applied when weeds are actively growing.

Autumn application
Apply STARANE HI-LOAD HL in early autumn when the grasses have at least 3 fully expanded leaves. Best control is achieved if STARANE HI-LOAD HL is applied when the weeds are growing actively.

Spring application
Apply STARANE HI-LOAD HL to newly sown spring leys when grasses have at least 3 fully expanded leaves.

GRASS FOR SEED
Autumn application
Apply STARANE HI-LOAD HL in early autumn when the grasses have at least 3 fully expanded leaves (GS 13-32). Best control is achieved if STARANE HI-LOAD HL is applied when the weeds are growing actively.

Spring application
Apply STARANE HI-LOAD HL to newly sown spring leys when grasses have at least 3 fully expanded leaves (GS 13-32).

FORAGE MAIZE
NOTES
Do not apply in tank mix with any other product or if the crop is beyond the recommended growth stage.
Avoid boom overlap.

TIMING
STARANE HI-LOAD HL can be applied from the 3 leaf stage (GS 13) to before the 7 leaves unfolding stage (GS 16).
Do not apply once the buttress roots (side roots) have started to develop on the first node.

NEIGHBOURING CROPS
STARANE HI-LOAD HL is of low volatility and is therefore not subject to vapour drift.
Do not spray in windy weather and avoid spray drift onto non-target crops. Spray drift can be injurious to various susceptible crops so that a 3-5 m buffer zone must be observed when spraying close to vines, orchards, sunflower, legumes, vegetable crops, ornamentals, linseed, sugar beet, potatoes etc.

SUCCEEDING CROPS
Crop failure
In the event of a cereal crop failure the following crops can be sown: Spring cereals, spring oilseed rape, maize, onion, cultivated poppies and new leys. A minimum interval of 5 weeks is required and there are no cultivation restrictions.

Rotational crops
All crops can be sown following an application of STARANE HI-LOAD HL.
Consider all herbicides used on the treated field before deciding the new crop to be sown. For the latest advice please contact Dow AgroSciences or the product supplier.

TANK WASHING
Traces of STARANE HI-LOAD HL can cause harm to susceptible crops sprayed later. Carefully rinse the bottle after use and pour the rinsing water into the spray tank. Ensure the empty bottle cannot be re-used.
Following use thoroughly wash the spraying equipment. If there is any contamination on the outside of the sprayer wash with clean water. Rinse the inside of the spray tank with clean water and pump through spray pipes and nozzles to remove any contamination. Re-fill spray tank with a minimum of 10% of the total spray tank volume and re-circulate water for approximately 10 minutes. Safely dispose of spray rinse water.
Dispose of empty containers responsibly.

Dow AgroSciences Conditions of Supply
All goods supplied by us are of high grade and we believe them to be suitable but, as we cannot exercise control over their storage, handling, mixing or use, or the weather conditions before, during or 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. No responsibility will be accepted by us or re-sellers 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.

Effective
Crops
Winter wheat
BBCH
12 - 45
Registred norm
0.6 - 0.6
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Winter barley
BBCH
12 - 45
Registred norm
0.6 - 0.6
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Winter oats
BBCH
12 - 31
Registred norm
0.6 - 0.6
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Winter rye
BBCH
12 - 31
Registred norm
0.6 - 0.6
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Spring wheat
BBCH
12 - 39
Registred norm
0.45 - 0.45
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Spring barley
BBCH
12 - 39
Registred norm
0.45 - 0.45
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Spring oats
BBCH
12 - 31
Registred norm
0.45 - 0.45
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Spring rye
BBCH
12 - 31
Registred norm
0.6 - 0.6
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Winter triticale
BBCH
12 - 39
Registred norm
0.6 - 0.6
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Spelt
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
0.6 - 0.6
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Corn, maize
BBCH
0 - 0
Registred norm
0.6 - 0.6
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Grassland
BBCH
32 - 32
Registred norm
0.45 - 0.45
Preharvest Interval
-
Crops
Pasture
BBCH
32 - 32
Registred norm
0.45 - 0.45
Preharvest Interval
-