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falcon

PCS No. 00392

Contains 100 g/l (9.7% w/w) propaquizafop

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

A systemic foliar applied herbicide for the post-emergence control of annual and perennial grass weeds in oilseed rape, linseed, field beans, potatoes, sugar beet, fodder beet, carrots, parsnips, and onions.

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Contents: 1 litre e

Makhteshim-Agan (UK) Limited
Unit 16
Thatcham Business Village
Colthrop Way
Thatcham
Berks
RG19 4LW
Tel: 00 44 1635 860555

 
   

FALCON (PCS No.00392)


IRRITANT

IRRITATINGTO EYES AND SKIN


DANGEROUS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

TOXIC TO AQUATIC ORGANISMS, MAY CAUSE LONG-TERM ADVERSE EFFECTS IN THE AQUATIC ENVIRONMENT

WEAR SUITABLE PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND GLOVES.

AVOID CONTACT WITH SKIN AND EYES.

WHEN USING, DO NOT EAT, DRINK OR SMOKE.

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

KEEP AWAY FROM FOOD, DRINK AND ANIMAL FEEDING STUFFS

THIS MATERIAL AND ITS CONTAINER MUST BE DISPOSED OF AS HAZARDOUS WASTE.

AVOID RELEASE TO THE ENVIRONMENT. REFER TO SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS/ SAFETY DATA SHEETS.

TO AVOID RISKS TO MAN AND THE ENVIRONMENT, COMPLY WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE.
PCS 00392

OTHER RISK AND SAFETY INFORMATION

Do not breathe spray.
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with chemical or used container.
Do not re-use container for any other purpose and dispose of safely.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Avoid spraying within six metres of the field boundary to reduce effects on non-target insects or other arthropods.

TIMING

FALCON is a systemic foliar applied herbicide for post-emergence control of annual and perennial grass weeds in oilseed rape, linseed, field beans, potatoes, sugar beet, fodder beet, carrots, parsnips, and onions.

Weeds must be emerged at the time of application.

FALCON is foliar acting and the dose is therefore independent of soil type.

FALCON may be applied to the following crops as indicated:

FALCON may be applied to the following crops as indicated:

Crop *

Start Spraying when the Crop is at the following GS

Stop Spraying
(PHI – Pre-Harvest Interval)

Oilseed Rape, winter

Expanded cotyledons**

Before flower buds visible stage.

Oilseed Rape, spring

Expanded cotyledons**

Before 8 fully expanded leaves stage

Swedes
Turnips

2 pairs of leaves

Before weeds are covered by the crop(PHI = 8 weeks)

Linseed

3 leaves

Before flower buds visible stage

Peas, combining

2 pairs of leaves (3rd node)

At flower buds visible stage (PHI = 7 weeks)

Field Beans, winter

4 pairs of leaves

Before flower bud visible stage (PHI = 14 weeks)

Field Beans, spring

2 pairs of leaves

Before flower bud visible stage (PHI = 14 weeks)

Potatoes
(Do not treat seed crops)

15-20cm high

Before weeds are covered by the crop (PHI – 8 weeks maincrop: 4 weeks earlies)

Sugar Beet

Fodder Beet

2 true leaves

Before weeds are covered by the crop (PHI = 8 weeks

Carrots
Parsnips

1 true leaf

PHI = 4 weeks

Onions, bulb

Immediately post crook

PHI = 4 weeks

Forestry

See Forestry Section

*See Crop Notes below.
**1.5 l/ha (the common couch dose) must not be applied to crops of winter and spring oilseed rape before the 5 leaf stage of the crop.

CROP NOTES

Avoid overlaps.

Succeeding Crops

If a crop treated with FALCON should fail for any reason, or after normal harvest, the minimum intervals listed must be observed before replanting any of the following crops:

Winter wheat, winter barley 2 weeks
Peas and field beans and Winter oilseed rape 4 weeks
Winter oats 16 weeks
Ryegrass 8 weeks

If FALCON is applied during periods of high temperatures and/or low soil moisture content chlorotic spotting of the crop may result, but there is no adverse effect on subsequent growth or yield.

Carrots, Parsnips and Onions

Crop effects can occur when the couch dose is applied at early growth stages in carrots, parsnips and onions.

Potatoes

FALCON must not be applied to seed crops.

Crops suffering from frost damage should not be treated.

RATE OF APPLICATION – ALL CROPS

Speed of kill will be more rapid when weeds are growing actively under warm conditions with adequate moisture. Treatment under cool conditions will give slower activity. In poor conditions use the higher dose.

Weeds germinating after application will NOT be controlled.

Broad-leaved weeds will NOT be controlled.

The following weeds are controlled up to growth stages indicated at the dose indicated:

Weed Weed Growth Stage

Dose (1)Litre product/ha

Volunteer wheat and barley

Optimum: 2 leaves unfolded to end of tillering.
Latest: Stem erect

0.7 or 1.0

Blackgrass

Optimum: 2 leaves unfolded to stem erect
Latest: Booting

0.7 or 1.0

Wild oats

Optimum: 2 leaves unfolded to early tillering
Latest: Stem erect

0.7 (2) or 1.0

Barley cover crops(2)

Optimum: 2 leaves unfolded to stem erect
Latest: 2nd node detectable

1.0 or 1.2

Rye-grass (from seed)

Optimum: 2 leaves unfolded to early tillering
Latest: Before stem erect

1.2

Common couch

3 leaves unfolded (when majority of shoots have emerged and are approx. 15 cm tall

1.5

Sterile brome

Optimum: 2 expanded leaves to fully tillered

0.7 to 1.0

Notes:

(a) Use highest dose specified if weeds are beyond optimum growth stage or under the following conditions:
· Poor growing conditions, e.g. cool temperatures, dry soil
· Overwintered weeds
· Severe weed infestations especially in non-competitive crops e.g. sugar beet, onions and thin crops of oilseed rape

(b) Strains of some annual grasses (e.g. black-grass, wild-oats and Italian rye-grass) have developed resistance to herbicides which may lead to poor control.

(c) Barley cover crops: spray when risk of wind blow has passed and before there is serious competition with the crop. Use the higher dose of 1.2 l/ha if spraying is late, and a quick kill is required to avoid crop competition.

(d) Common couch (scutch): In severe infestations a second spray of 0.5 l/ha may be necessary if regrowth occurs which should be applied when regrowth has 3-4 leaves unfolded. This sequential treatment must NOT be made to crops of linseed, carrots, parsnips or onions. The effects on the long term control of common couch, i.e. in succeeding crops, have not been investigated.

Annual Meadow Grass

Growth will be checked at doses of 0.7 – 1 l/ha and severely checked at 1.5 l/ha. These effects will be reduced if annual meadow-grass is beyond 3 leaves unfolded stage at spraying.

APPLICATION

FALCON should be applied as a FINE or MEDIUM spray (as defined by BCPC) in 100-250 litres water per hectare. Tank mixing with adjuvants is not required or recommended.

Good spray cover is essential for good results.

Use the higher spray volume in dense crop or weed situations.

Fill the spray tank with half the required volume of clean water and start agitation. Add the required amount of FALCON and fully disperse. Add the remainder of the water and continue agitation until spraying is completed. Spray immediately after mixing.

Sprayers should be thoroughly cleaned before use and filters and nozzles checked for damage and blockage.

COMPATIBILITIES

The following products can be tank mixed with FALCON provided that all applications are made within the recommendations for FALCON and the partner products.

Oilseed rape (see also sequential uses)

Two way tank mixes:

Bavistan FL FASTAC RIPCORD
Decis Metazachlor* SUMI ALPHA
Dow Shield

Three way tank mixes:

FASTAC + Bavistan FL

Sugar Beet (see also programme/sequential uses)

Two way tank mixes:

Metamitron* WG (not with Actipron)

PROGRAMME/SEQUENTIAL USES

Sugar Beet

FALCON may be used in low volume, low dose herbicide programmes with the following herbicides provided there is an interval of at least 3 days between applications.

Betanal Tandem
Phenmedipham + lenacil (2.5 l/ha + 0.23 kg/ha)
Phenmedipham*

* approved formulations only

CONDITIONS OF SUPPLY

All goods supplied by us are of high grade and we believe them to be suitable but, as we cannot exercise control over their storage, handling, mixing or use or the weather conditions before, during and after application which may affect the performance of the goods, all conditions and warranties, statutory or otherwise, as to the quality or fitness for any purpose of our goods are excluded and no responsibility will be accepted by us or re-sellers for any failure in performance, damage or injury whatsoever arising from their storage, handling, application or use. These conditions cannot be varied by our staff or agents whether or not they supervise or assist in the use of such goods.

Makhteshim-Agan (UK) Limited
Unit 16
Thatcham Business Village
Colthrop Way
Thatcham
Berks
RG19 4LW
Tel: 00 44 1635 860555

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