STP875

    Low-Volume Applications of Roundup® Herbicide

    Published: Jan 1985


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    Abstract

    The growth and development of reduced tillage has been quite dramatic. In the United States, Australia/New Zealand, Canada and Europe, farming practices have changed significantly to adopt new equipment, herbicides, crop varieties and fertilizer applications. Simultaneously, a change that has dramatically affected herbicide use is low volume applications. Aerial application, low volume hydraulic nozzles, and controlled-droplet applicators are means by which low volume application can be achieved. Research conducted with reduced carrier volumes has led to the use of reduced rates of Roundup® herbicide in annual and perennial weed markets.

    Keywords:

    application technique, low-volume application, Roundup® herbicide


    Author Information:

    Schneider, RP
    Product Development Manager, Roundup, Monsanto Agricultural Products Company, St. Louis, MO


    Paper ID: STP32865S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E35.22

    DOI: 10.1520/STP32865S


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