Re: CULT: herbicides, use of Poast & Princep
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- Subject: Re: CULT: herbicides, use of Poast & Princep
- From: "Walter A. Moores" <wam2@Ra.MsState.Edu>
- Date: Fri, 31 Oct 1997 08:56:35 -0700 (MST)
On Fri, 31 Oct 1997, Robert E. Stassen wrote:
> Poast was/and still used in large bed of iris in Nebraska, and like
> Basagran, has very little soil activity. Both products were used on
> soybeans for post-emergent weed control.
> Walter Moores noted that Princep (simazine) would be effective as a residual
> product. I would be very cautious when applying this product, as it was
> also used in combination with other "bare-ground" herbicides for industrial
> weed control (power substations, railroad ballast). It is effective because
> it does not "leach" easily into the soil, and large seeded crops (sorghum)
> can germinate and keep their roots below the herbicide and avoid absorbtion.
It was the Basagran that 'killed the soil' in Texas, and I
followed the directions on the label.
I have not used Princep in combination with other 'bare-ground'
herbicides, and have, therefore, had no problems with using it.
There is a discussion of Princep in an AIS Bulletin several years
Enid Lake, MS 7/8