New Glasgow, Maritimes


Herbicide Potatoes
Maritimes | ABM Amanda Walsh

Reglone® vs. ARMORY® 240 - Pre application

Reglone® vs. ARMORY® 240 - Two days after application

Reglone® vs. ARMORY® 240 - Pre second application

Reglone® vs. ARMORY® 240 - Day after second application

Demo Plot Information

Variety: Russet Burbanks

Spray Timing: 10-14 days prior to desired harvest/weather and tuber size dependent

Target: Dessication/Burndown

Active Ingredient: Diquat
Chemistry Group: Group 22
Competitor Product: Reglone® and Dessicash

Key Benefits:

  • ARMORY® 240 works on contact to disrupt plant cells and is rainfast in 30 minutes, leading to more rapid drydown of plants and weeds when compared to systemic herbicides. Harvesting can typically begin within 4 – 10 days, depending on crop and weather conditions.

Key Crops:

  • Beans
  • Canola
  • Chickpeas
  • Flax
  • Legumes
  • Lentils
  • Mustard
  • Oats
  • Peas
  • Potatoes
  • Sunflowers
  • Sweet white lupins

Key Weeds Controlled:

  • Potato vines
  • Corn spurry in oats
  • Weeds in stale seedbeds (vegetables and field crops)
  • Weeds in vegetables (inter‑row directed)
  • Weeds in non-crop land
  • Suppression of perennial grasses under apple trees

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