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Old 05-18-2016, 07:09 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Default Re: Glyphosate and bananas

Hey garymc, that you for your input.
The weed i'm talking about is a species of Cyperus, but i'm unsure on wich one.
I was worried about interactions with banana because reading on the instructions for my product, it was stated that some species could show sensitivity even if they do not directly enter in contact with the herbicide. I guess some soil mediated reaction.
Since the area invaded by the weed is heavily invaded, but it is relatively circumscribed, i was thinking to avoid spaying altogether and use a paintbrush to treat the soil surface/weed leaves on a nice warm-dry day. I for sure will have to repeat the treatment, because depending on physiological phase i have noticed that underground organs of plants have sometimes an hard time in being killed by herbicides. Still in cant' wait for autum in case i'm willing to treat it.

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