Fleabane (Conyza species)

Fleabane is an upright annual. It is a major weed of dryland cropping in many parts of NSW.

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How does this weed affect you?

Fleabane is a major weed of dryland cropping in many parts of NSW. It has been confirmed as glyphosate resistant. An integrated weed management approach is required. 

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Control

Herbicide options

WARNING - ALWAYS READ THE LABEL
Users of agricultural or veterinary chemical products must always read the label and any permit, before using the product, and strictly comply with the directions on the label and the conditions of any permit. Users are not absolved from compliance with the directions on the label or the conditions of the permit by reason of any statement made or not made in this information. To view permits or product labels go to the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority website www.apvma.gov.au

See Using herbicides for more information.


2,4-D amine 700 g/L (Amicide Advance 700)
Rate: 285 mL in 100 L of water
Comments: Pastures, rights of way and Industrial areas
Withholding period: Do not graze or cut for stock food for 7 days after application.
Herbicide group: I, Disruptors of plant cell growth (synthetic auxins)
Resistance risk: Moderate


Flumioxazin 500 g/L (Terrain)
Rate: 700g per ha
Comments: Fence lines (pre-emergence)
Withholding period: Do not allow livestock to graze vegetation present at the time of treatment for 2 weeks after application.
Herbicide group: G, Inhibitors of protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPOs)
Resistance risk: Moderate


Glufosinate-ammonium 200 g/L (Basta® )
Rate: 3 to 5 L per ha
Comments: Boom spray: Commercial and industrial areas, rights of way, pastures and non-crop areas
Withholding period: 8 weeks.
Herbicide group: N, Inhibitors of glutamine synthetase
Resistance risk: Moderate


Glufosinate-ammonium 200 g/L (Basta® )
Rate: 500 mL in 100 L of water
Comments: Spot spray: Commercial and industrial areas, rights of way, pastures and non-crop areas
Withholding period: 8 weeks.
Herbicide group: N, Inhibitors of glutamine synthetase
Resistance risk: Moderate


Glufosinate-ammonium 200 g/L (Basta® )
Rate: 75 mL in 15 L of water
Comments: Knapsack: Commercial and industrial areas, rights of way, pastures and non-crop areas
Withholding period: 8 weeks.
Herbicide group: N, Inhibitors of glutamine synthetase
Resistance risk: Moderate


Glyphosate-trimesium 480 g/L (Glyphosate Trimesium 480)
Rate: 2 to 3 L per ha
Comments: Industrial, commercial, domestic and public service areas
Withholding period: Not required when used as directed.
Herbicide group: M, Inhibitors of EPSP synthase
Resistance risk: Moderate


Glyphosate-trimesium 480 g/L (Glyphosate Trimesium 480)
Rate: 500 to 700 mL per 100 L of water
Comments: Pastures (wiper and spot treatment), industrial, commercial, domestic and public service areas
Withholding period: Not required when used as directed.
Herbicide group: M, Inhibitors of EPSP synthase
Resistance risk: Moderate


Glyphosate-trimesium 480 g/L (Glyphosate Trimesium 480)
Rate: 1 part product to 2 parts water
Comments: Pastures (wiper and spot treatment)
Withholding period: Not required when used as directed.
Herbicide group: M, Inhibitors of EPSP synthase
Resistance risk: Moderate


Picloram 100 g/L + Triclopyr 300 g/L + Aminopyralid 8 g/L (Grazon Extra®)
Rate: 2 L/ha + 2.4 L/ha glyphosate
Comments: Commercial and industrial areas, rights of way, pastures and non-crop areas.
Withholding period: Where product is used to control woody weeds in pastures there is a restriction of 12 weeks for use of treated pastures for making hay and silage; using hay or other plant material for compost, mulch or mushroom substrate; or using animal waste from animals grazing on treated pastures for compost, mulching, or spreading on pasture/crops.
Herbicide group: I, Disruptors of plant cell growth (synthetic auxins)
Resistance risk: Moderate


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Biosecurity duty

The content provided here is for information purposes only and is taken from the Biosecurity Act 2015 and its subordinate legislation, and the Regional Strategic Weed Management Plans (published by each Local Land Services region in NSW). It describes the state and regional priorities for weeds in New South Wales, Australia.

Area Duty
All of NSW General Biosecurity Duty
All plants are regulated with a general biosecurity duty to prevent, eliminate or minimise any biosecurity risk they may pose. Any person who deals with any plant, who knows (or ought to know) of any biosecurity risk, has a duty to ensure the risk is prevented, eliminated or minimised, so far as is reasonably practicable.

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Reviewed 2018