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5.3.4 GROUND APPLICATIONS:
For All Industrial, Military Bases, Rights-of-Way, Recreational and Public Areas Uses For the control of annual and perennial weeds, woody brush and trees, apply 2 to 8 litres of this product per hectare (refer to Section 5.3.1 for specific rates). Use ground boom or boomless, or mist blower equipment, or apply as a 0.67 to 1.34 percent solution using hand held, high volume equipment. Apply as directed in the recommended volume of clean water to foliage of actively growing vegetation. Use the 4 litres per hectare rate for control of Maple, Alder, Willow*, Pine and Douglas Fir species, as well as for hard to control perennial weed species (*suppression only).
Spray coverage should be uniform and complete. Do not spray to the point of run-off.
Do not allow spray drift to contact desirable vegetation as severe injury or destruction may occur. If weeds have been mowed or tilled, do not treat until regrowth has reached the recommended stages.
5.3.5 AERIAL APPLICATIONS:
For Industrial, Rights-of-Way and Military Bases Only For the control of annual and perennial weeds, woody brush and trees, apply 2 to 8 litres of this product per hectare (refer to Section 5.3.1 for specific rates). Use the 4 litres per hectare rate for Maple, Alder, Willow*, Pine and Douglas Fir species as well as for hard to control perennial weed species (*: suppression only). Use the recommended rates of this herbicide in 20 to 100 litres of water per hectare when application rates are less than 4 litres of product per hectare. When application rates exceed 4 litres of product per hectare, use 50 to 100 litres of water per hectare. This product may also be applied by aerial application for the control of annual and perennial weeds, woody brush and trees in artillery impact zones on military bases.
As density of vegetation increases, spray volume should be increased within the recommended range to ensure complete coverage.
Coarse sprays are less likely to drift; therefore do not use nozzles or nozzle configurations which dispense spray as fine spray droplets. Do not angle nozzles forward into the air stream and do not increase spray volume by increasing nozzle pressure.
Ensure uniform application – To avoid streaked, uneven or overlapped application, use appropriate marking devices, or equivalent electronic positioning systems (GPS).
Thoroughly wash aircraft, especially landing gear, after each day of spraying to remove residues of this product accumulated during spraying or from spills. PROLONGED
EXPOSURE OF THIS PRODUCT TO UNCOATED STEEL SURFACES MAY
RESULT IN CORROSION AND POSSIBLE FAILURE OF THE PART.
LANDING GEAR ARE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE. The maintenance of an organic coating (paint) which meets aerospace specification MIL-C-38412 may prevent corrosion.
5.3.6 PURPLE LOOSESTRIFE CONTROL • DO NOT TREAT PLANTS OVER OPEN WATER. VisionMAX Silviculture Herbicide is not registered for direct application to bodies of water.
• Treat when plants are actively growing at or beyond the bloom stage. If using hand held equipment, spray-to-wet.
• For wiper applications see section 5.2.7.
• Where feasible, remove flower heads before treatment to ensure prevention of seed set.
• For large (1.6 ha) monocultures of loosestrife, work from the periphery inward in successive years to allow competing vegetation to invade the treated area.
• A long-term control strategy should include measures to control both established plants and seedlings. Sprayed areas should be monitored to determine the appropriate follow-up management. Early detection and treatment of second and third generation seedlings is important to prevent re-infestation of purple loosestrife. Desirable native plant communities will then have a chance to become re-established.
5.3.7 Common Reed (Phragmites australis) • DO NOT TREAT PLANTS OVER OPEN WATER. VisionMAX Silviculture Herbicide is not registered for direct application to bodies of water.
• For partial control and for best results, treat in late summer or early fall when plants are actively growing and in full bloom Treatment before or after this stage may lead to reduced control.
• Due to the dense nature of the vegetation, which may prevent good spray coverage or uneven stages of growth, repeat treatments may be necessary to maintain control. Visual control symptoms will be slow to develop.
• For higher volumes (i.e, 150–300 L/ha) an approved surfactant should be added at
0.5 L per 100 L of clean water (0.5% v/v).
• For large monocultures of common reed, work from the periphery inward in successive years to allow competing vegetation to invade the treated area.
• A long-term control strategy should include measures to control both established plants and seedlings. Sprayed areas should be monitored to determine the appropriate follow-up management. Early detection and treatment of second and third generation seedlings is important to prevent re-infestation of common reed.
Desirable native plant communities will then have a chance to become reestablished.
5.3.8 SELECTIVE APPLICATION FOR ALL INDUSTRIAL, MILITARY
BASES, RIGHTS-OF-WAY, RECREATIONAL, AND PUBLIC AREASUSES Selective equipment such as WICK or WIPER applicators can be used to control emerged weeds in non-crop areas and tree plantings. See “Selective Equipment – Wiper Applicators” (section 5.2.7) for more information.
5.3.9 TURFGRASS RENOVATION When applied as directed, under conditions described, this product controls most existing vegetation. Apply this product at rates specified in “Application Rates: Weed Control in Industrial, Military Bases, Rights-of-Way, Recreational and Public Areas” (section 5.3.1).
DO NOT DISTURB SOIL OR UNDERGROUND PLANT PARTS BEFORETREATMENT.
Where existing vegetation is growing in a field or unmowed situation, apply this product to actively growing weeds. As density of the target vegetation increases, rate and spray volume should be increased within the recommended ranges to ensure effectiveness of the treatment.
Where existing vegetation is growing under mowed turfgrass management, apply this product after omitting at least one regular mowing to allow sufficient growth for good interception of the spray and proper translocation into underground plant parts. Tillage or renovation techniques such as vertical mowing, coring or slicing should be delayed for 7 days after application to allow proper translocation into underground plant parts.
For maximum control of existing vegetation, delay establishment to determine if regrowth from escaped underground plant parts occurs. When repeat treatments are necessary, sufficient regrowth must be attained prior to application. Desirable turfgrass may be established following the above procedures.
5.3.10 TREE PLANTINGS
SHELTERBELTS AND NURSERY STOCK (WOODY ORNAMENTALS)This product may be used to control listed annual or perennial weeds (section 5.3.1) prior
to planting of ornamental tree nurseries or shelterbelts of the following species:
NOTE: this particular application is not recommended for use as an over-the-top broadcast or directed spray in tree nurseries, shelterbelts or in Christmas tree plantations.
The use of VisionMAX Silviculture Herbicide could result in severe injury to the crop trees.
SHORT ROTATION INTENSIVE POPLAR CROPSDO NOT APPLY BY AIR.
This product may be used to control listed annual or perennial weeds prior to planting, or as a post directed spray in established crops of short rotation intensive culture (SRIC) Poplar species (Populus spp.)
EXTREME CARE MUST BE EXERCISED TO AVOID CONTACT OF
HERBICIDE SOLUTION, SPRAY, DRIFT, OR MIST WITH FOLIAGE OR
GREEN BARK OF TRUNK, BRANCHES, SUCKERS, FRUIT, CANES OF
BLUEBERRY BUSHES, OR OTHER PARTS OF TREES OR VINES. CONTACT
OF THIS PRODUCT WITH OTHER THAN MATURED BROWN BARK CAN
RESULT IN SERIOUS CROP DAMAGE.
Reduced control may result when applications are made to annual or perennial weeds that have been mowed, grazed or cut and have not been allowed to regrow to the recommended stage for treatment.
VisionMAX Silviculture Herbicide may be applied prior to planting or as a post directed spray in established short rotation intensive culture crops. Apply VisionMAX Silviculture Herbicide up to 8 L/ha in 50 – 100 liters or 150 – 300 L/h for quackgrass control by ground application only. Applications can be made 1-3 times per year during establishment however, not to exceed the limit of 8 L/ha per year. Shielded sprayers must be utilized when applying post directed spray solutions. Allow a 6-8 week interval between spray applications. Apply to actively growing weeds.
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