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Potatoes Application

Broad-leaved crops present a completely different target to cereals, with horizontal leaves interlocking into a closed canopy. Persuading the spray into that canopy is tricky – often only 10-15% of spray ends up where it's needed. Big drops hardly get below the surface, but fine drops can ride in horizontally on air turbulence.

TimingWater Volume l/haForward SpeedBest NozzleReduced drift option

Pre-em herbicides

200 l/ha<12 km/h3D nozzle alternating forwards and backTeejet TTI

Blight Control

200 l/ha<12 km/hLechler IDTALechler IDTA

 

 

 

*Please refer to the product label for water volumes.  Growers can reduce water volumes as long as they adhere to the HSE/DEFRA Code of Practice for Using Plant Protection Products. Please refer to paragraph 4.6.4, page 81 of the HSE/DEFRA Code of Practice for Using Plant Protection Products.