Thanks Mosbah, That's a good list.
I am concerned about hitting root suckers with herbicides and impacting the tree. Is there a recommended herbicide that will not be translocated and burn off the leaves of the suckers? Then follow later with an application of a more effective herbicide. -'//es Cherry Dragon's Head Cider Vashon Island, Wa US www.dragonsheadcider.com > On May 10, 2017, at 8:18 AM, Kushad, Mosbah M <kus...@illinois.edu> wrote: > > Doug: Here is a good list of herbicides and when to apply them. > (http://www.aces.edu/pubs/docs/I/IPM-0011/IPM-0011.pdf). > there are a few that you may be able to use.. (for example Gromaxone, Rely, > Fusilade, Post) read the label, but a hooded sprayer and protection of the > tree trunk are highly encouraged. > > Mosbah Kushad, University of Illinois > > From: apple-crop [mailto:apple-crop-boun...@virtualorchard.com] On Behalf Of > Doug Nelson > Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 8:56 AM > To: Apple-Crop discussion list <email@example.com> > Subject: [Apple-Crop] Newbie Orchardist questions Herbicide on First Year > Plantings > > I have a new tall spindle orchard planted in an alfalfa field this spring. I > did not realize how much work it would be to mechanically weed the orchard. > All the orchards I have visited have told me not to use herbicides for the > first year on newly planted trees. There is a conventional nursery across the > street that uses barrier on new trees. > > Does anyone have a herbicide they are using on new trees or stick to > mechanical? > > -- > Doug Nelson > President > Nelson Multimedia Inc. > _______________________________________________ > apple-crop mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > http://virtualorchard.com/mailman/listinfo/apple-crop
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