Samum 150, SL

A universal desiccant of contact action to dry sunflower.  It is a contact and systemic herbicide of continuous action to control weeds.

Active ingredient:

diquat dibromide, 150 g/l

Formulation:

soluble concentrate

Packing:

20 l

Mode of action:

penetrates quickly into the plant and accelerates ripening evenly, which allows gathering harvest in time.

Field of usage


Crop

Dose rate,
l/ha

Terms of application

Sunflower

2.0-3.0

Spraying of crops in the early phase of the browning of baskets (sunflower seed moisture is not more than 30-35%)

Soybean, sunflower

Ground application

Compatibility

Samum 150 SL  is compatible with urea or ammonium nitrate. Tank mixtures with other pesticides are not recommended because of mismatching of product use.

Application features

  • the product is applied by spraying sunflowers in a phase of browning baskets; early treatment can reduce the harvest;
  • it is necessary to cover the whole area and spray the plants heavily while applying the product;
  • treatment is recommended to carry out in the evening or during the day provided the weather is cloudy;
  • spraying is prohibited if the wind speed is more than 3-4 m/s;
  • doze rate of the working solution for ground sprayers is 200-300 l/ha, for aircraft treatments 50-70 l/ha.

Product’s advantages

  • produces extremely rapid product effect and convincing result;
  • dries a weed (except crops) which makes harvesting easier;
  • it is quickly absorbed by plants and provides rapid and equal ripening; as a result it saves costs in final drying of seeds;
  • gives possibility to obtain seeds with low humidity and doesn’t change the fatty acid composition;
  • stops the development and spread of diseases such as white and gray mold of sunflower, potato blight and others;
  • the active ingredient of contact action degrades quickly in the plant, so you can use the product on seed plots and edible crops.