Weeds


  • Key Weeds Buffalobur, Solanum rostratum
  • Common and Netseed lambsquarters, Chenopodium album and Chenopodium berlandieri
  • Common sunflower, Helianthus annuus
  • Downy brome, Bromus tectorum
  • Field sandbur, Cenchrus incertus
  • Green foxtail, Setaria viridis
  • Kochia, Kochia scoparia
  • Prostrate knotweed, Polygonum aviculare
  • Puncturevine, Tribulus terrestris
  • Redroot pigweed, Amaranthus retroflexus
  • Russian thistle, Salsola iberica
  • Volunteer wheat, Triticum aestivum
  • Wild buckwheat, Polygonum convolvulus

  • Key Weed Management Strategies


  • Cultural Controls
  •               -  pre-plant tillage (in some circumstances).
                  -  narrow row spacing.
                  -  high plant population.
                  -  rotating proso millet with other crops.
                
                

  • Pesticide: 2,4-D (2,4-D Amine Weed Killer)
  •               - Target Pests: Lambsquarters, Sunflower, Puncturevine, Pigweed, Knotweed, Russian Thistle 
                  - Recommended rate: 3.7-7.5 fl oz ai/A (0.5-1.0 pt product/A)  
               
                

  • Pesticide: spinosad (Tracer)
  •               - Target Pests: Borers 
                  - Recommended rate: 0.66-1.3 fl oz ai/A (1.5-3.0 fl oz product/A