Tobacco Sucker Controls: Contact
Kleen-Tac ‘85’ is a carefully balanced combination of active ingredients, emulsifiers and wetting agents to be used for the control of sucker growth on Burley, Flue-Cured, Dark, Maryland and Cigar Tobacco. Kleen-Tac ‘85’ is a contact sucker control material and is effective only when it comes in direct contact with suckers. The concentrated product is diluted with water to form a creamy emulsion which is then applied as a course spray. The emulsion should be applied so that maximum contact is made with the suckers.
- Carefully balanced combination of active ingredients, emulsifiers and wetting agents formulated for excellent sucker control and crop safety
- Effective when it comes in direct contact with suckers
- Start at 30%-40% button stage. Apply Kleen-Tac ‘85’ at a 4% concentration
(4% concentration = 2 gallons Kleen-Tac ‘85’ in 48 gallons of water).
- Apply Kleen-Tac ‘85’ every 3-5 days at a 5% concentration until tip leaves reach adequate size for a systemic application (Tip leaves 16-18 inches)
(5% concentration = 2.5 gallons Kleen-Tac ‘85’ in 47.5 gallons water).