Sniper® is a selective herbicide with systemic action, for the control of weeds in pasture areas. Its high application and use versatility provide superior control of the various types of broadleaf weeds, whether herbaceous (easy to control), semi-woody (medium difficulty to control) or woody (difficult or extreme difficulty to control) of sub-shrubby or shrubby size, weeds in pastures in Brazil.

Do you want to understand why Sniper® herbicide is the ultimate weed control solution?

What is Sniper®

It is a herbicide based on Picloram and Fluroxypyr from the chemical group of auxin mimics, it is systemic and selective for the main forage grasses in Brazil.

Sniper® is a highly versatile herbicide, recommended to the definitive control of weeds in pastures.

It is noteworthy that Sniper® is easy to handle when preparing the syrup, since its formulation has high solubility and stability.

Sniper®: solution to the weeds that are hard to control

Considered one of the best herbicides to the pasture, Sniper® combats a wide variety of weeds. Check out the main targets that Sniper® fights in the pastures:

  • Assa-peixe (Vernonia polyanthes);
  • Flannel Weed (Sida cordifolia);
  • Vernonia Westiniana (Vernonia westiniana);
  • Yellow Bells (Tecoma stans);
  • Sida Glaziovii (Sida glaziovii);
  • Mountain Ebony (Bauhinia variegata);
  • Barnadesia Rosea (Barnadesia rosea);
  • Prickly Ash (Zanthoxylum hasslerianum);
  • Arrowleaf Sida (Sida rhombifolia).

Sniper®: how does this herbicide for pasture work

As a herbicide from the Auxin Mimics chemical group (also known as growth regulators), Sniper® initially acts on the same site of action as the plant hormone indole acetic acid (IAA), but because it is a concentration of the herbicide that is too high compared to the plant hormone, there is disordered growth of the plant, resulting in elongation of new branches and leaves, a phenomenon called epinasty.

As a result, other metabolic functions are affected, including cellular functions are interrupted, resulting in deformation of the veins and leaf blade, growth arrest and thickening of the roots, appearance of callus in the nodes along the stem, causing obstruction of the phloem and, consequently, weeds die slowly, after total depletion of plant reserves and cell inactivation.

Application modalities

Sniper® can be applied via terrestrial, localized or agricultural aircraft tractor equipment, according to the instructions described in the package insert for each situation. The volume of syrup per hectare may also vary depending on the area treated, the size and the level of weed infestation, as well as depending on the equipment and application technology used.

Always consult an Agricultural Engineer.

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