Information Sheets

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  • Neighbours and Spray Drift
    Information on how to deal with your neighbours who have concerns about spray drift from your property.
  • Poison Schedule
    Poison scheduling provides a means of classifying poisons to identify the degree of control to exercise over their availability to the public.
  • Atrazine
    Atrazine is a selective, residual triazine herbicide used to control broadleaf and grassy weeds in some agricultural crops. In Tasmania, it is more commonly used in forestry for the establishment of coniferous trees (eg. radiata pine).
  • Chlorothalonil
    Chlorothalonil is a broad-spectrum organochlorine fungicide used to control fungi that threaten vegetables, trees, small fruits, turf, ornamentals, and many other agricultural crops.
  • Clopyralid
    Clopyralid (Lontrel) is a systemic, post-emergent herbicide. It is absorbed by plants through both the roots and the leaves.
  • Command 480 EC
    Command 480 EC is a herbicide registered for the control of certain annual broadleaf weeds in Cucurbits, Green Beans, Navy Beans, Potatoes, Poppies and Tobacco.
  • Cypermethrin
    Cypermethrin is a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide used to control many insect pests in domestic, industrial and agricultural situations. It is also used in surface sprays for controlling insect pests in domestic, public and commercial buildings.
  • Metsulfuron-methyl
    Metsulfuron-methyl is a residual sulfonylurea compound, used as a selective pre- and post emergence herbicide for broadleaf weeds and some annual grasses.
  • Terbacil
    Terbacil is a selective, systemic herbicide used to control annual grasses, broad-leaved weeds and some perennial weeds in established orchards and eucalypt forest plantations.
  • Alpha-Chloralose for Bird Control
    The safest and most humane poison available for bird control is alphachloralose.