Londax a new herbicide for rice (November 1988)

Clampett, W


This IREC Farmers Newsletter article presents information following four years of research by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries in conjunction with Du Pont (Australia) on the release of Londax, for the 1988/89 rice season. It was stated that Londax would control the major aquatic weeds in rice and in conjunction with Molinate could offer good broad spectrum weed control. The article explains what Londax is, Londax or MCPA, rates timing, method of application and compatibility.. The report concludes with three key points including applying correct rate by air, early application soon after rice reaches the two leaf stage is best practice, and managing water to maintain permanent flood with no flow for 5 days post application