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Nozzle Selection for Sugarcane Aphid Control

Proper application techniques for controlling sugarcane aphids is essential for obtaining adequate control of these insects.  The labels for both Sivanto and Transform contain instructions on using plenty of water when treating sorghum fields.  Both recommend using 10 gallons per acre or more. The reason for the higher application volumes is because this aphid tends to populate the lower canopy.  Lower application volumes will get less canopy penetration, especially in narrow rows. Last week, I looked at coverage in the lower canopy using water sensitive paper.  We place… Read More →