Nortron brand tag
Nortron brand tag

Nortron

Nortron is the first choice for early weed control in fodder beet and red beet, barley grass control in pasture and annual poa control in turf ryegrass.

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  • Nortron safely controls a range of competing weeds in beet crops, e.g. annual poa, shepherd's purse, spurrey.
  • Nortron is the brand leader, known and trusted by New Zealand farmers for many years.
  • Based on non-ALS chemistry Nortron allows a break from using ALS herbicides in paddocks and is an important part of weed control husbandry.
Crop Fodder beet, red beet (beetroot), turf ryegrass and pasture
Weeds controlled Grass and broad-leaved weeds – see label for details
Product type Herbicide - Group N
Active ingredient Ethofumesate 500 g/L
Formulation type Suspension concentrate
Pack size 5L and 20L
Application rate/timing Fodder Beet
Pre-emergence of crop and weeds - apply 2.0 – 3.0 L/ha

Post-emergence of the crop and weeds – apply 2.0 L/ha in mixture with Betanal Forte 1.5 L/ha from the 2 true leaves fully developed growth stage of the crop. Apply to weeds between cotyledon to 2 true leaf stage and again 10-14 days later.

Pasture
Apply 4.0 L/ha for the control of barley grass.

Red Beet (Beetroot)
Pre-sowing or pre-emergence of the crop and weeds – apply 3-4 L/ha

Post-emergence of the crop and weeds - apply 4.0 L/ha to weeds between cotyledon to 2 true leaf stage.

Turf ryegrass
Apply 4.0 L/ha for the control of annual poa. A repeat application can be made 6-8 weeks later if required.
Mixing Add the required amount to the partly-filled spray tank with the agitator operating. Complete filling tank with water and use immediately, maintaining agitation until spraying is complete. Use only clean water which is above 5 ºC temperature.
Do not add surfactants.
Application volume Apply a spray volume of 200 - 300 I/ha and as a fine spray droplet.
Compatibility Before mixing Nortron with other crop protection products, check to ensure that this will not negatively affect product efficacy and crop safety.
Withholding period Pasture: Do not graze stock on treated areas for 28 days after spraying.
Fodder Beet: Do not graze stock on treated areas for 56 days after spraying.
Following crops and crop failure No restrictions

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