What is the use of paraquat dichloride?
Paraquat dichloride, commonly referred to as “paraquat,” is one of the most widely used herbicides in the United States. Paraquat is also often referred to as Gramoxone (a popular end-use product). It is an important tool for the control of weeds in many agricultural and non-agricultural settings.
How do you make a paraquat solution?
* Dissolve 27.6 mg anhydrous paraquat dichloride in distilled water to make 10 mL solution.
What is paraquat concentrate?
PARAQUAT CONCENTRATE is a contact herbicide for control or suppression of a broad spectrum of emerged weeds including most small annual broadleaf and grass weeds. It can also be used to suppress perennial weeds by destroying green foliage and as a desiccant/ defoliant at harvest.
How is paraquat applied?
Paraquat is a popular herbicide because it’s highly effective at killing unwanted weeds and grasses, especially those resistant to Roundup (glyphosate). It’s sold in concentrated form and is mixed with water and sprayed on crops. About 377 companies manufacture paraquat products worldwide.
How do you mix water and paraquat?
Where Paraquat 250 SL is mixed with water at less than 400 mL/100 L of water, add 60 mL of 1000 g/L agricultural wetting agent per 100 L of spray. DO NOT spray plants which are waterlogged, under stress of any kind or covered with soil or dust.
How much is a Litre of water paraquat?
₹ 280/Litre The price of 43% Paraquat products is between ₹250 – ₹300 per Litre.
Why is paraquat still used?
One of the reasons why paraquat has become so popular in the United States is that it is a very effective herbicide. It destroys weeds and grasses that are resistant to glyphosate, which is a dangerous herbicide sold under the brand name Roundup throughout the country.
How do you mix paraquat dichloride?
PARIQUAT (Paraquat Dichloride 24% SL)
- Pack Size : 5 ltr/1 ltr/500 ml/250 ml bottle.
- Class : herbicides.
- Directions of Use : Add slowly the required amount of product to water and stir well, with a stick or rod. Spray the solution using Knapsack Sprayer fitted with a flat fan or Flood Jet Nozzle or Gator Rocking Sprayer.
How do you use paraquat dichloride 24% SL?
Directions of Use : Add slowly the required amount of product to water and stir well, with a stick or rod. Spray the solution using Knapsack Sprayer fitted with a flat fan or Flood Jet Nozzle or Gator Rocking Sprayer. Suggested Use and Dosage: Spray on the targeted weed. Dose 2.5 – 3 lt./ha mixed on around 500 lt.