Bounty

Trade Name Manufacturer

Previously sold as Bounty by Bayer - Not available at present.

3 ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Diflufenican 595g/L + Ethametsulfuron 270g/kg.

Formulation

WATER DISPERSIBLE GRANULE

4 CHEMICAL GROUP: - F and B

5 RELATED HERBICIDES:

Brodal

6 GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

A post emergence, translocated, foliar and root absorbed herbicide for control of broadleaf weeds in Narrow-leaved Lupins.

7 APPLICATION METHODS AND TIPS:

Best results on actively growing young plants on moist soil with rain a few days after application.

Poorer results can be expected on non-wetting soils, dry soils, soils with high clay or organic matter contents.

10 WATER QUALITY:

Hard water

Colloids

pH

11 COMPATIBILITY:

Trace elements.

See HerbiGuide.

14 HERBICIDE RESISTANCE:

Wild Radish may become resistant

15 REPLANTING INTERVALS:

CropTime
Wheat10 months

16 WITHHOLDING PERIODS:

CropTypeTime
AllHarvest 
AllGrazing 

17 RE-ENTRY PERIOD:

Wear protective clothing if working in the crop before the spray has dried.

18 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING:

19 SOIL:

Longer residual life in high pH soils may affect following crops.

20 MODE OF ACTION:

Residual activity depends on rate of application and soil type.

Uptake and translocation:

Foliar and root.

Physiological effects:

Residual Life and Breakdown:

21 SELECTIVITY:

Controls broad leaved plants with little effect on grasses.

Crop tolerance:

Varietal sensitivities:

Effect on Clover Species:

Effect on Medic Species:

Effect on Lucerne:

Effect on Native Plants:

22 DISEASE AND INSECT EFFECTS:

23 PLANT SYMPTOMS:

Yellowing of leaves.

SECONDARY EFFECTS:

24 TOXICITY:

Summary:

Details:

Poison schedule - S

Mammalian toxicity -

Acute oral Diflufenican LD50 - >2000 mg/kg (rats). Ethametsulfuron LD50 - >5000 mg/kg (rats) [For comparison table salt is 3000 mg/kg]

Acute dermal Diflufenican LD50 - > 2000 mg/kg (rabbit). Ethametsulfuron LD50 - > 2000 mg/kg (rabbit).

Skin - Diflufenican Non irritating, Non sensitising. Ethametsulfuron Non irritating, Non sensitising.

Eye - Diflufenican Non irritating. . Diflufenican moderately irritating.

Vapour inhalation - Diflufenican LC50 - > 2.34 mg/L air (rat). Ethametsulfuron LC50 - > 5.7 mg/L air (rat).

Chronic oral toxicity NOEL - ppm for two years.

Not mutagenic or teratogenic (i.e. does not cause cancer or reproductive problems).

Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) -

Other Species -

Harmful to aquatic life. Ethametsulfuron is highly toxic to aquatic plants.

Birds - Low toxicity. LD50 >2150 mg/kg.

Fish - toxicity LC50 Diflufenican 56-100> ppm. Ethametsulfuron >600 ppm

Invertebrates - Moderate toxicity. LC50 Diflufenican >10 mg/L, Ethametsulfuron 34 mg/L.

Bees - Not toxic.

Earthworms - Not toxic.

25 TOXICITY SYMPTOMS:

26 FIRST AID:

If SWALLOWED - rinse mouth with water. Do NOT induce vomiting.

If in EYES - Irrigate with plenty of water.

If on SKIN - Rinse with plenty of water, remove contaminated clothing, wash with soap and water.

If INHALED - Remove patient to fresh air. See a doctor.

Advice to doctor - No symptoms reported. No specific antidote. Anticonvulsive therapy is not appropriate. Treat symptomatically. Don't confuse with organophosphorus compounds.

27 ENVIRONMENTAL FATE:

Highly toxic to aquatic plants.

It has a half life in soil of .

It has an EPA classification for soil mobility that ranges from

Ground water contamination

Replanting intervals

Accumulation in milk and tissues.

28 REGISTERED CROPS:

See HerbiGuide.

29 REGISTERED WEEDS:

See HerbiGuide.

31 PROPERTIES:

Water solubility at 25 C. - dispersible, practically insoluble;

Oil solubility -

Octanol:Water ratio at 25 C. - at pH 5;

Vapour Pressure at 25 C. - Very low.

Dissociation constant - pKa

Melting point - C.

Molecular weight -

Half life in water - days at pH5 and 35 C.

Density - 0.5-0.7 g/mL.

pH 6-8 at 1% solution.

33 REFERENCES:

Ashton, F.M. and Crafts, A.S. (1981) Mode of Action of Herbicides. (Wiley-Interscience publication).

Kearney, P.C. and Kaufman, D.D. (1976). Herbicides. Chemistry, degradation and mode of action. Vol 1 & 2.

Field Crop Herbicide Information:

CHEM NAME

2. Concentration of Active Constituent : : Diflufenican 595g/L + Ethametsulfuron 270g/kg.

Trade Name : Bounty

3. Formulation : WATER DISPERSIBLE GRANULE

4. Poison Schedule :

6. Product colour : Cream to light brown free flowing granules with negligible odour.

7. Product Flammability :

8. Dangerous Goods Class : None.

9. Shelf Life : 2 years.

10. Mixtures Compatibility :

11. Registered Crop(s) :

12. Effect of Soil Texture on Herbicide :

13. Effect of Soil pH on Herbicide : Increases residual life. Not recommended for use on soils with pH>8.

14. Effect of Soil Organic Matter on Herbicide : High organic matter may lead to poorer weed control.

15. Mode of Action :

16. Application Timing : Post emergence.

17. Rate Variations : 85 g/ha

18. Rates Selection :

19. Weeds Controlled : Brassicas and Spiny Emex.

20. Effect on Crop : May reduce crop height and cause temporary yellowing. Myallie appears more sensitive than other Lupin varieties especially if atrazine has been used pre emergence.

21. Effect on Legume Species : Variable.

22. Soil Moisture at Application : Best if soil is moist.

DRY - Poor weed control.

MOIST - Best

WATERLOGGED - Increased crop damage.

23. Frost Effects : Reduced weed control and increased crop damage.

24. Frost Free Days Required After Application : 14 days.

25. Effect of Application Water Quality on Herbicide :

Saline Water -

Soil Colloids -

26. Recommended Water Volume : 50-100 L/ha

27. Nozzle Type : Flat fan.

28. Recommended Nozzle Pressure : 200-300 kPa

29. Recommended Filter Size : Mesh size as suitable for nozzle being used.

30. Recommended Wetter : Non ionic wetting agent.

31. Other Additives :

32. Rain Fastness : 6 hours.

33. Time Interval Before Effect is Noticed : 10 days.

34. Weed Symptoms : Yellow bands on leaves.

35. Effect of Herbicide/Disease Interaction on Crop : Diseased crops are more likely to be damaged.

36. Withholding Period : 12 weeks for grazing.

37. Plant-Back Period : 10 months for Wheat.

Spray Tank Clean-Up : Drain tank and flush with clean water for a minimum of 10 minutes. Fill the tank with clean water and add 300 mL of 4% Chlorine bleach per 100 L water then agitate for 15 minutes. Drain and repeat the chlorine flush the flush with clean water. Remove the nozzles and screens and clean separately and allow to soak in a mixture of 500 mL Chlorine bleach per 10 L water.

39. Other Comments : Import tolerances and MRLs have not been established for all export markets.

Numbered data adapted from "Crop Herbicide Information"

Courtesy of A.J. Chambers, Vic. Dept of Food & Agric.

Acknowledgments:

Collated by HerbiGuide. For more information see www.herbiguide.com.au or phone 08 98444064.