Foliar applications of spray

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.

Want to link to this publication?

Use www.grdc.com.au/GRDC-FS-FoliarApplications to ensure your link remains current and up-to-date!

Region National, North, South, West