Yellow nutgrass is a perennial sedge-like plant. Its underground tubers can rapidly reproduce.
Its underground tubers can rapidly reproduce to form large populations. It contaminates seed or harvested products and may damage root crops.
Yellow nutgrass is a perennial sedge. Its stems are up to 70 cm long and triangular in cross section. The stiff leaves may be longer than the stems. The yellow to yellowish brown flowerheads are made up of 5-10 branches (up to 10 cm long), each with clusters of 5-14 spikelets that have multiple florets. It has egg shaped tubers about 1 cm in diameter.
It thrives in low lying or irrigated land.
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: M, Inhibitors of EPSP synthase
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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