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Clarification on Pindar Herbicide

I apologize for the confusion regarding Pindar but I wanted to clarify some things regarding its use in pecan:

Pindar is a combination of oxyflurofen, a PPO MoA, and pinoxsulam, a ALS MoA, with both having PRE and POST activity. Pindar’s residual may not last as long as indaziflam’s but Pindar will still provide 3-5 months residual control,  which is quite good. The only real problem I see with Pindar is that the label states it can only be applied after harvest and up until the emergence of green leaf tissue, which provides a short window for its use. Since bud-break has arrived we are about out of that window. However, Pindar is a good option for growers who want to keep their strips clean over the dormant season.

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About Lenny Wells

I am a Professor of Horticulture and Extension Horticulture Specialist for pecans at the University of Georgia. My research and extension programs focus on practical cultural management strategies that help to enhance the economic and environmental sustainability of pecan production in Georgia.