METRO STAR is a selective systemic herbicide absorbed predominantly by the roots, but also by leaves, with translocation acropetally in the xylem. It is used for Pre/post-emergence control of most annual grasses and weeds including Cyperus, Cyndon, Chenopodium, Asphodelus, Avena, Lolium, Setaria, Phalaris and Alopecurus in cereals i.e. wheat, Sugarcane, alfalfa, Potato, Tomato, soyabeen etc grown areas in Africa, Asia, Europe, South America.It is to be used in accordance with climatic conditions and approval of local Authorities.
|Crop||Common name of Weeds||Dosage/ha||Time of Application|
|Sugarcane||Cynodon, Asphodelus (Wild Onion), Chenopodium, Convolvulus, Anagallis, Cichorium (Chicory), Parthenium, Commelina, etc.||400||After Plantation but before germination or 25-30 days after planting|
|Wheat||Parthenium, Chenopodium, Melliotus, etc.||100||35 days after sowing when weeds are at 2 – 3 leaf stage|
|Tomato||Trianthema, Celosia, Wild Amaranthus, Echinochloa, Wild Paspalum, etc.||300||One week before transplanting or 15 days after transplanting|
|Potato||Parthenium, Chenopodium, Melliotus, Carnopus, Trianthema, etc.||300||3 – 4 days after planting (before germination) or before potato plant attains 5cm of height|