Non-Ionic Surfactant for Herbicides

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Non-Ionic Surfactant for Herbicides
Non-Ionic Surfactant for Herbicides

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5 out of 5 stars Rating: 4.8

62 Reviews | 44 Q&A

Product Overview

Surfactant for Herbicides is a wetting agent with 80% non-ionic surfactant for increasing the penetration, coverage and overall effectiveness of almost any herbicide. Surfactant for herbicides can be used with almost all herbicide sprays including Trimec, Atrazine, Brush Killer and 2, 4-D Amine.  Please check the herbicide product label first to see if a surfactant is recommended.  Surfactants reduce the surface tension of water to produce more uniform coverage and penetration of herbicides and weed killers.

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient: Alkyl aryl polyoxyethylene glycol and other ethoxylated derivatives (surfactant) 80%
For use in: Fungicides, Fertilizers, Herbicides, Insecticides
Application: Herbicides such as 2,4-D Amine, Atrazine, Trimec, Brush Killer, Image, and others: 1 teaspoon per gallon of water, or 1-2 pints per 100 gallons.

MSMA Herbicides: 1 Tablespoon per gallon or 1-2 quarts per 100 gallons of spray.

Glyphosate (RoundUp) Herbicides (that do not contain a surfactant): 1 Tablespoon per gallon or 2 quarts per 100 gallons of spray.

Pet safe: Yes, if used as directed on Label
Shipping Weight: 1.23 lbs
Manufacturer: Southern Ag
UPC: 051538122023

Details

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Use Non-Ionic Surfactant with most herbicides in order to insure more uniform coverage by reducing the surface tensions of spray droplets. For most herbicides, such as: 2,4-D Amine, Trimec R, Brush Killer, Reward R (Diquat R), Asulox R, Image R, and others.

  • For most Herbicides use: 1 teaspoonful per gallon (1 -2 pints per 100 gallons of spray).
  • For Round-up use: 1 Tablespoonful per gallon (2 quarts per 100 gallons of spray).
  • For MSMA herbicides use: 1 Tablespoonful per gallon (1-2 quarts per 100 gallons of spray)
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  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Really good stuff

    By Dan on 08/24/2011

    I have for years been wrestling with various annual and perennial weeds in the lawns that I manage. Specifically, various different types of crab grasses have proliferated in the late summer even after pre-emergent and several OTC post-emergent herbicide treatments. This summer with everything looking truly horrid, I used this surfactant along with Drive XLR8 to absolutely knock the crap out of my late season crab grass problems. This particular surfactant has also proved to be quite handy for increasing the apparent broadleaf weed killing effectiveness of other OTC and commercial grade herbicides.

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    44 of 48 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Hugely Better Results!

    By David on 04/12/2017

    I sprayed Celsius herbicide on half of my weeds with this surfactant and the other half without. I'm a nerd like that. The weeds sprayed with the surfactant started dying sooner and more completely than the other half! There was clearly a much better result WITH the surfactant. It may seem expensive, but it's not if you don't have to respray weeds to finish the job. I strongly recommend this product!

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    35 of 35 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Excellent Value!

    By Gmc on 06/01/2012

    Just what I needed to add to the weed killer to give it that extra boost for killing the weeds. This is an excellent value for the money. I would recommend everyone to use this product with sedge and weed killers.

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    25 of 27 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    It's a surfectant--

    By Rhonda on 10/27/2012

    Surfactants are available everywhere so why did I get mine on the Web? One reason: I didn't have to wade through a shelf of surfactants reading labels -- the information about the type and amount in container is up front and plain to read. Two reasons: DoMyOwn's price is as good or better as any I could get around here, and the Fusilade herbicide I needed surfactant for was coming from DMOPC anyway. I'll have no problem using up the extra. Surfectants are basically harmless to plants and a bit in pest-spraying water makes it more effective. Plain water is a good home control (at least in low-humidity California conditions) for mites, aphids, and whitefly, if you keep at it.

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    20 of 23 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Surfactant

    By Paul on 09/14/2012

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    I added this stuff to EndRun and Drive XLR8 and you could see the mixture clinging to the leaves. The crab grass is gone and most other weeds are either dead or looking really bad. I used Trimec in the past and it did absolutely nothing, I tried it again with the surfactant and it actually worked somewhat. Bottom line, the surfactant really helps the herbicides stick to the foliage so it can do its job.

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Questions & Answers

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What is the ratio per Gallon of water for Surfactants?
A

Here is a general guide:

HERBICIDES such as 2,4-D Amine, Atrazine, Trimec, Brush Killer, Image, MSMA and others: 1-2 teaspoons per gallon of water, or 1 pint per 100 gallons.

GLYPHOSATE HERBICIDES (that do not contain a surfactant): 1 Tablespoon per gallon or 2 quarts per 100 gallons of spray.

INSECTICIDES, FUNGICIDES, MITICIDES and NUTRITIONALS: 1/2 teaspoon per gallon of spray or 8 ounces per 100 gallons of spray.

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What is the shelf life of a non-ionic surfactant before and after opening?
A
Non-Ionic surfactant will last at least 5 years before and after opening.  As long as you keep the lid on and shake it up every 4 to 6 months it should last a long time.

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Is this Surfactant safe in the Aquatic environment? Can it be used with a product like Rodeo?
A
Yes, Non-Ionic Surfactant for Herbicides is safe for use in aquatic environments and it can be used with Rodeo.

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Can the Non'Ionic Surfactant be used with XLR8 Drive?
A
The non-ionic surfactant can be used with Drive XLR8.

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Can dawn dish soap be used as a surfactant?
A

We have heard some folks use dish soap as a surfactant. We cannot recommend it, because there is not enough research behind it. We recommend a product like Non Ionic Surfactant to be mixed with most herbicides that that are labeled for it.

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Non-Ionic Surfactant for Herbicides 5 out of 5 stars Rating: 4.8 (62 Reviews / 44 Q&A)

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