Properties and Function of Herbicide – Formulations and Calcium Cyanide
Formulations: (Sodium tetraborate):
Non selective soil sterilent
Dose: 400-600 kg/ha or 1-2 kg a.i. ft2. It is slow acting chemical. It is white, solid and water soluble, controls Convolvulus arvensis, Solanum spp.
Having some degree of selectivity otherwise it is non selective herbicide.
Dose : 20 to 500 kg/ ha.
Application : Pre-plant or pre-emergence.
Properties : It is solid, registered for use on fruit trees,Beans, lettuce, potato, tomato, peas and other Vegetables. Kills most annual weeds especially when they are young.