Chemical control options for creeping buttercup in pastures
ALWAYS READ PRODUCT LABELS BEFORE APPLYING
|Active ingredient||When to apply||Residual effect||Grass damage||Clover damage|
|2,4-D ethylhexyl ester /2,4-DB||Late autumn, early winter or early spring. Seedlings will be killed but mature plants will only be burnt off, particularly by bentazone and the butyric formulations (MCPB or 2,4-DB).||Moderate||No||Slight|
|bentazone + MCPB||Slight||No||Slight|
|MCPB + MCPA||Moderate||No||Slight|
Consult your farm consultant, industry rep or the New Zealand Agrichemical Manual for more information about chemical control.