Foliar applications of spray

Published: 4 Aug 2014

Cover of Foliar Application fact sheet

Foliar applications of fungicides and insecticides

Key points

  • Be aware of withholding periods and other label restrictions before application. Always use label rates.
  • Ensure thorough decontamination, particularly if the last spray was a herbicide.
  • Ensure correct identification of the pest or disease.
  • Know how the selected products work and appropriate timing
    of sprays.
  • Carefully consider application volume, spray quality and nozzle type to suit the target type and
    size and the product label and mode-of-action.
  • Utilise automatic rate controller functions where available.
  • Monitor conditions carefully before, during and after spraying.

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Region National, North, South, West

Region: National; North; South; West