- 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 Suitability & Usage
|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.
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.
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|