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Effective Weed Control with DuPont™ Solumax® Soluble Granules

DuPont™ Solumax® soluble granules (PDF) are a unique, patented technology that produces dry herbicides that act like a liquid when mixed with water. DuPont has applied this technology to many of our sulfonylurea (SU) herbicides, giving you the compact, easy to handle benefits of a dry herbicide along with the easy mixing and tank cleanout of a liquid. That means fast and easy sprayer cleanout, lower risk to subsequently sprayed crops and consistent, powerful weed control.

The difference is clear

Unlike older dry flowable (DF) herbicides that go into suspension in water, herbicides that are Powered by Solumax® dissolve completely in a clear solution.

Easier tank clean-out

Because Solumax® soluble granules fully dissolve into solution, product won’t settle-out in the spray tank. It’s easier and faster to clean out of the tank. Less active adheres to the sides of the tank and particles won’t clog nozzles or become trapped in filters or other pinch points.

Solumax Leaf Drops

The clear liquid on the leaf surface is a herbicide powered by Solumax®. It is completely dissolved into a clear solution. The DF herbicide is cloudy because its particles are merely in suspension.

In tests, tank clean-out times were reduced by up to 70 percent compared to the time taken for a DF herbicide. The improved solubility provided by Solumax® also means less water is required to thoroughly clean the tank.

Always confirm specific tank cleanout procedures by referring to the product label.

Lower risk to sensitive crops

Because it is easier to remove product residue from the tank, the potential impact to subsequently sprayed crops like peas or canola is minimized.

Consistent weed control

Solumax® increases the bioavailability of the active ingredient to the plant. The active is rapidly absorbed into the plant, which provides fast, effective and consistent weed control. This technology is now available in a large number of DuPont products, offering a broad spectrum of weed control that is highly compatible with other tank-mix partners.

The information provided on this website is for reference only. Always refer to the product labels for complete details and directions for use.