Maguires Maize Grower Guide

PLEASE REMEMBER TO ALWAYS READ THE LABEL BEFORE USING ANY CHEMICAL.

MAIZE FERTILIZER PROGRAM AIMING FOR 10 tons/ha

Gypsum500kg/ha
Kynoch Cereal Blend (6.28.23)350kg/ha
Kynopop10kg/ha
Solubar2kg/ha
Urea400kg/ha
Ammonium Sulphate100kg/ha
Muriate of Potash80kg/ha
Maize Oemff5kg/ha
  • Gypsum broadcast on prior to planting
  • Blend applied at planting
  • Kynopop applied on seed at planting
  • Apply Solubor at 2kgs/ha through pivot at planting
  • Urea – 100kgs/ha when maize is 30cms in height, 100kgs when maize in 1m in height and
    200kgs/ha just before tussling
  • Maize Oemff is sprayed on at not more than 5% concentration at 6-12 leaf stage
  • Ammonium Sulphate & Muriate of Potash applied during silking through the pivot

 

CULTURAL PRACTISES

  • Aim for 60,000 plants per ha with a row spacing of 75cm for your irrigated maize
  • Apply Gaucho on seed at 125g/50kg seed
  • Apply Dual Magnum at 1,5lts per hectare with Karate Zeon at 200mls/ha with Aquaright 5 at
    100mls/ha just before planting through pivot
  • Apply Stellar Star at 1 lt/ha over top of crop as soon as broadleaf weeds emerge. Add Accent at
    50mls/ha for shamva grass (not on seed maize)
  • Apply Cycocel at 2lts/ha after 30 days through pivot
  • Apply Ampligo at 250mls/ha or Cartap at 1kg/ha at first sign of fall army worm
  • Apply Thiodan through pivot at 1lt/ha at first sign of stalkborer.
  • Apply Confidor 70 WG at 250g/ha if any sign of termites
  • Apply Ortiva 250 SC at 600mls/ha at 45 days for Northern leaf blight.
  • Apply Folicur 250EC at 500mls/ha at 60 days and at 85 days for Northern leaf blight.
  • Apply Benomyl at 500g/ha during silking through pivot for fusarium
  • Apply Karate Zeon at 120mls/ha for Heliothis at first sign of damage.

 

MAIZE HERBICIDES

TIMINGSEED MAIZE / GRAIN MAIZESOIL TYPE / CLAY %FOLLOW CROPCHEMICAL WEEDS CONTROLRECOMMENDED
RATE PER HA
VOLUME REQUIRED
(L/KG)
Clean-up Seed maize & grainn/an/aGlysophate 480SLAll - non-selective33
Clean-upSeed maize & grainn/an/aDiquatAll - non-selective1.51.5
Clean-upSeed maize & grainn/an/aBastaAll - non-selective33
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grainHeavy >30Tobacco Dual Magnum 960ECNutsedge, grass1.21.2
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grainHeavy >30TobaccoFrontier OptimaNutsedge, grass1.21.2
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grainHeavy >30Maize/WheatIntegrityB-leaf, grasses11
Pre-emergent Grain onlyHeavy >30Maize/WheatPendimethalin 330ECShamva grass33
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grainHeavy >30Maize/WheatAtrazine 500SCB-leaf55
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grainMed 20-30%TobaccoDual Magnum Nutsedge, grass11
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grainMed 20-30%TobaccoFrontier OptimaNutsedge, grass11
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grainMed 20-30%Maize/WheatIntegrityB-leaf, grasses11
Pre-emergent Grain onlyMed 20-30%Maize/WheatPendimethalin 330ECShamva grass33
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grainMed 20-30%Maize/WheatAtrazine 500SCB-leaf44
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grainLight <20TobaccoDual Magnum Nutsedge, grass0.90.9
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grainLight <20TobaccoFrontier OptimaNutsedge, grass0.80.8
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grainLight <20Maize/WheatIntegrityB-leaf, grasses11
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grainLight <20Maize/WheatAtrazine 500SCB-leaf44
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grain>20%TobaccoLaudis +
Atrazine 500SC
Grass, B-leaf0.180 + 11.18
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grainLight <20Maize/WheatLaudis +
Atrazine 500SC
Grass, B-leaf0.180 + 11.18
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grainall allLaudis +
Buctril
Grass, B-leaf0.180 + 0.750.93
Pre-emergent Grain onlyallallStellar StarGrass, B-leaf11
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grainallallBuctrilB-leaf0.90.9
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grainallallBasagranNutsedge33
Pre-emergent Seed maize & grainallallServianNutsedge0.050.05
Pre-emergent Grain onlyallallAccentShamva grass0.0450.045
Lay-byGrain only>15%Maize / WheatMetribuzin 480SC +
Paraquat
Lay-by0.6 + 11.6
Lay-byGrain onlyLight <15%Maize / WheatMetribuzin 480SC +
MCPA 400SL
Lay-by0.15 + 0.50.65
Lay-bySeed maize & grainallallDiquatLay-by non-selective22
Lay-bySeed maize & grainallallBastaLay-by non-selective33

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