Silk forage sorghum is a vigorous summer plant. It can pose a risk to commercial crops and fodder.
It has potential to harbour disease and insect pests of, and outcross with annual grain and forage sorghums.
Silk forage sorghum is a vigorous, rather coarse short lived summer plant. It forms tussocks up to 4 m high.
Parsons W.T. and Cuthbertson E.G. (1992) Noxious weeds of Australia. (Inkata Press, Melbourne).
See Using herbicides for more information.
Glyphosate 360 g/L
Rate: 10 mL per 1 L water
Comments: Spot spray. For general weed control in domestic areas (home gardens), commercial, industrial and public service areas, agricultural buildings and other farm situations.
Withholding period: Nil.
Herbicide group: 9 (previously group M), Inhibition of 5-enolpyruvyl shikimate-3 phosphate synthase (EPSP inhibition)
Resistance risk: Moderate
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.
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All pest 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.