PEPPER (Transplanted)


Weed Problem   Chemical   Pounds Active Ingredient (AI)/Acre   Amount of Commercial Product/Acre   Remarks and Limitations

Emerged weeds   paraquat
(GRAMOXONE SL 2.0)
  0.5-1  
2-4 pt
  Apply before transplanting to control emerged weeds. Include 1 pt NIS/100 gal. RUP.

Preemergence   clomazone
(COMMAND 3ME)
  0.375-1  
1-2.7 pt
  Apply before transplanting. Use low rate on light soil. Set plant roots below herbicide. Banana pepper, MI 24c label.

  fomesafen
(REFLEX 2L)
  0.25  
1 pt
  Apply before transplanting pepper. For use under plastic, apply after bed formation and before laying plastic. Use only once in 2 yr on same soil. See rotational crop restrictions. 60 day PHI. See: www.farmassist.com to obtain Michigan 24c indemnification label.

  imazosulfuron
(LEAGUE 75 WDG)
  0.19-0.3  
4-6.4 oz
  Apply to row middles between rows of plastic or to soil between rows on bareground. Avoid contact with peppers. For control of nutsedge, broadleaves. 21 day PHI. See replant and rotation restrictions.

  napropamide
(DEVRINOL 50DF-XT)
  1-2  
2-4 lb
  Apply before planting. Incorporate 1-2 inches. Use lower rate on coarse, sandy soils and higher rate on heavy, clay soils. May be applied under plastic.

  pendimethalin
(PROWL H20 3.8 ACS)
  0.48-1.4  
1-3 pt
  Apply preplant incorporated or to soil surface before transplanting, or as a directed application after planting. Do not apply over the top of transplants. Needs water for activation. 70 day PHI.

  s-metolachlor
(DUAL MAGNUM 7.62EC)
  0.48-0.95  
0.5-1 pt
  Apply to soil surface before or within 48 hr after transplanting. Do not incorporate. Suppresses nutsedge and nightshade. 60-day PHI. See: www.farmassist.com for Michigan 24C indemnified label.

  trifluralin
(TREFLAN 4EC)
  0.5-1  
1-2 pt
  Apply before transplanting. Incorporate 2-3 inches soon after application. Use lower rate on sandy soils.

Postemergence broadleaves   halosulfuron
(SANDEA 75 WDG)
  0.023-0.047  
0.5-1 oz
  Apply as a directed spray to row middles for control of emerged nutsedge and broadleaves. Avoid contact with crop or plastic. Include 0.25% NIS. Maximum 2 oz/acre/year in 2 applications. 30 day PHI.

Postemergence emerged weeds   paraquat
(GRAMOXONE SL 2.0)
  0.5  
2 pt
  Use shields to protect crop. Apply in 20-30 gal water/acre. Do not exceed 30 PSI pressure. Do not allow spray to contact crop foliage. Maximum 3 applications/year. 30-day PHI.

Postemergence grasses   clethodim
(SELECT MAX 0.97E)
  0.068-0.12  
9-16 fl oz
  Apply to actively growing grasses. Maximum 64 fl oz/acre/year. Include 0.25% NIS/acre. 20-day PHI.

  sethoxydim
(POAST 1.5E)
  0.19-0.28  
1-1.5 pt
  Apply to actively growing grasses. Include 1 qt COC/acre. Maximum total of 4.5 pt per acre. 20-day PHI.

Emerged perennials   glyphosate
(ROUNDUP 4L)
  2-3  
2-3 qt
  Apply to emerged perennials before planting the crop. Wait 3 days before planting.