Weed control takes a lot of energy. It is not surprising that many gardeners prefer special preparations from these annoying plants. Thus, you can quickly and effectively get rid of weeds. For this purpose, “Excellent” is doing an excellent job. It is used to destroy cereal weeds, which often litter the planting of potatoes, beets, tomatoes and other vegetable crops. In this article we will see how to apply the “Excellent” weed remedy.
Characteristics of "Excellent"
"Excellent" is a Japanese drug. The main active ingredient is hizalofop-P-epil - 51.6 g / l. This is a highly effective herbicide that perfectly fights annual and perennial weeds. It is used on sites with potatoes, crops of soy, sugar beet, cotton and sunflower. The substance is able to quickly be absorbed by weeds, accumulating in the root system and nodes. Then the meristematic rhizome tissue is completely destroyed. The herbicide can be re-applied directly to the roots of the plants to avoid secondary growth. The substance showed high efficiency, after a week the cereals begin to die.Attention! The effect of the drug in the soil lasts for 1 month.
"Excellent" fights with the following types of weeds:
- wild oats;
- chicken millet;
- wheatgrass creeping.
Instructions for use
The method of application may vary depending on the cultivated culture. For the destruction of annual weeds (oats, bristles and chicken millet) in planting tomatoes, carrots, beets and onions should be diluted in 200-600 ml of water. This refers to the standard package "Excellent" by 2 ml. At the time of the procedure, the weeds should have no more than 2-6 leaves. But for perennials, such as creeping grass, you will need a more concentrated solution. In this case, 2 ml of the drug is diluted in a small amount of water - from 130 ml to 200 ml. The height of the plant must be at least 10 cm.
Different use of the drug on potato beds. In this case, the volume of water for the solution does not depend on the type of weeds. One pack of "Excellent" (2 ml) is diluted with water diluted from 100 to 300 ml. But still, it is necessary to take into account the growth phase of specific weeds. Spraying of perennial weeds should be carried out with growth from 10 to 15 cm, and the treatment of annual plants is carried out in the phase of 2-4 leaves.
"Excellent" from the weeds in the beds collected excellent reviews from many gardeners. They note the following advantages of this drug:
- Selectivity in action. "Excellent" Fights only with perennial and annual grass weeds.
- Quickly acts in plant organs. It has high system activity.
- The result of spraying with a herbicide is maintained throughout the vegetative period.
- Plants start to die off after 5 days.
The drug has moderate toxicity for warm-blooded and worms. Does not affect human skin, but may irritate the eyes. Poisoning by a substance can occur only after inhalation of a large amount of the drug by inhalation. The main substance - hizalofop-P-ethyl belongs to the third class of danger. So, it is a moderately dangerous drug for people and other living organisms. When used properly, it does not harm either the worms or the bees.Attention! Substance dangerous for grass crops. Also, it should not be used on lawns.
The drug has established itself as an effective tool in the fight against grass weeds. It quickly affects weeds and saves the result for a long period. Before use, you should read the instructions for use to avoid poisoning and overdose of the drug.
ReviewsOksana Petrovna, 38 years old, Voronezh. She used “Excellent” in beds with tomatoes and carrots. The drug perfectly coped with its task. The main problem on my site has always been wheat grass. Now and forget what it is.
Margarita Pavlovna, 47 years old, Samara An excellent remedy for weeds. For many years, fought by hand with wheat grass and pig. It is good that colleagues advised to try "Excellent". Now it is much easier to care for the garden. No effects on the skin is not noticed. But still, you should carefully dress and protect the mucous during spraying. Chemicals are harmful in any case, even if it doesn’t show up right away.