Hammer 5L - MAPP no. 15060
Active Ingredients: 240g/l Glyphosate and 0.67g/l Pyraflufen-ethyl as a Suspo-emulsion.
Hammer is a rapid action total herbicide containing a brand new active ingredient combination of Pyraflufen-ethyl and Glyphosate which kills most annual and perennial broad-leaved and grass weeds when used as directed. Hammer has approval for use on hard surfaces, in addition to natural surfaces not intending to bear vegetation.
The unique combination of Pyraflufen-ethyl and Glyphosate was developed by scientists in France and the UK, and trialled over the course of two years at the company's Levington Research Station near Ipswich and on areas of non-cultivated and industrial land.
Pyraflufen-ethyl acts rapidly causing the visible signs of destruction of the aerial part of the plant within 24 hours by inhibiting the enzymes that drive photosynthesis, while the systemic action of Glyphosate, completes the total kill.
Hammer effectively controls a broad spectrum of annual and perennial weeds, including the tough brush weeds bramble and bracken.
Application & Instructions
Applied post-emergence, Hammer is ideal for application between April and September when weeds are actively growing. Once applied, it's rainfast within six hours.
Dose rates and examples of weeds controlled
|Type of Control||Application Rate (L/Ha)||Water Volume(L/Ha)||Weeds Controlled|
|Annual||4.25||200 - 500||Chickenweed, Mayweed, Fat Hen, Common Field Speedwell, Shepherds Purse, Field Forget-menot, Black Nightshade, Redshank, Black Bindweed, Red Dead-Nettle, Groundsel, Cleavers, Charlock|
|Perennial||6.25||200 - 500||Common Couch, Creeping Bent, Perennial Ryegrass, Creeping Thistle, Broad-leaved Dock, Perennial Nettle, Rosebay Willow Herb|
|Difficult Perennials and Brush Weeds||8.75||200 - 500||Bramble, Bracken|
Hammer is registered for use on natural surfaces not intending to bear vegetation, permeable surfaces overlaying soil and to control weeds around ornamental trees and shrubs. Hammer has also received approval to be used on hard surfaces by The Chemicals Regulation Directorate (CRD).
Applying Hammer with a Knapsack
Use a knapsack sprayer fitted with a suitable nozzle to give a medium - course spray quality. Ensure sprayer is calibrated prior to application.
|Weed Type||Amount of Chemical||Amount of Water||Area Treated|
|Annual||4.25ml||2 to 5 Litres||100 sq m|
|Perennial||62.6ml||2 to 5 Litres||100 sq m|
|Difficult Perennials and Brush Weeds||87.5ml||2 to 5 Litres||100 sq m|
Coverage Rate: 5L of Hammer will treat between 5,714m² and 11,764m²
- Effects will be visible within 2 days, with weed death occuring after 14-21 days depending on environmental conditions.
- Refrain from using if rain is expected within 6 hours of treatment.
- Some strains of annual grasses have developed resistance to herbicides which may lead to poor control. A strategy for preventing and managing resistance should be adopted.
For further information regarding Hammer 5L, speak to our Technical Sales Team on 01902 440250.
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