GRASSES GROWN FOR SEED PRODUCTION : (ANNUAL BROADLEAF WEEDS)
638 is a special formulation containing 2,4-D acid. It is more effective than 2,4-D amines for controlling hard-to-kill weeds such as field bindweed, Russian knapweed, Canada thistle, leafy spurge, cattails, tules and nutgrass. 638 should be applied when daytime temperatures are lower than 80 to 85 degrees. Spraying when temperatures are higher may cause rapid foliar burn and decrease the product’s effectiveness. Treatment at higher temperatures also increases the possibility of crop injury. INJURY TO CROPS FROM THIS HERBICIDE MAY OCCUR. IF YOU ARE NOT PREPARED TO ACCEPT SOME DEGREE OF CROP INJURY, DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT. Crop varieties vary in response to 2,4-D and some are easily injured. Apply 638 only to varieties known to be tolerant to 2,4-D. If you are uncertain concerning tolerant varieties or local use situations that may affect crop tolerance to 2,4-D, consult your seed company or state Agricultural Extension Service for advice.
Do not apply product through any type of irrigation system. Do not use in or near a greenhouse.
GRASSES GROWN FOR SEED PRODUCTION
- Apply to established stands in the spring before the seed head comes into the boot stage. Do not spray in boot stage of growth. In seedling grasses apply in the spring after the grass has tillered or has at least 5 leaves but before the boot stage. Use only the low rate on seedling grasses.
- Beggarticks, common broomweed, knotweed, mallow (venice or little), musk thistle, prickly lettuce, Russian thistle, salsify (western or common), smartweeds (annual species), vervains, : These species may require repeat applications and/or use of higher rate recommended on this product label even under ideal conditions for application.
- Pigweeds (Amaranthus spp.): Control of pigweeds in the High Plains area of Texas and Oklahoma may not be satisfactory with this product.