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Hydrogel 250g

$266.97

The ideal aquatic herbicide additive, Hydrogel is tailor made for submerged aquatic weed management.

  • Target specific control on submerged aquatic plants
  • Unique carrier of the herbicide AQ200
  • Reduces potential environment impact
  • Only intended for use as a binding agent with AQ200
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Description

A SPECIALIST SOLUTION FOR THE CONTROL OF SUBMERGED AQUATIC WEEDS

Hydrogel is a new herbicide additive for AQ200 specially developed to overcome issues associated with the control of Submerged Aquatic Weeds.

  • Hydrogel mix is heavier than water and sinks when applied to lakes, ponds and water-courses. It penetrates thermal layers and is less subject to drift than simple water based herbicides.
  • Hydrogel reduces the amount of herbicide to be used as much as 80% compared with conventional application techniques.
  • Hydrogel targets the weed, using less herbicide and less drift.

Hydrogel is a unique carrier of the herbicide AQ200 onto submerged aquatic plants that need to be controlled. Hydrogel directly targets nuisance weeds by binding the AQ200 and then attaching the mix to submerged aquatic plants due to it formulation. Effectively reducing Herbicide costs and only treating the unwanted nuisance plants in any desired location with out the need for expensive Mechanical harvesters or Draw down of water bodies. With virtually no drift of the herbicide from the target plant less herbicide and reduced costs and potential environmental impact.

How To Use

How to Use
Mixing Rate Hydrogel and AQ200 for handgun aquatic weed control in freshwaters in Australia is as follows:

1. Mix 250g of Hydrogel with 8 litres of clean water
2. Stir well using a paint – mixing drill or similar
3. When the mixture has gelled (10-15 minutes), add another 2 litres of water and mix well again.
4. Do not add more Hydrogel powder.
5. Add 10 litres of AQ200 and continue mixing with paint drill until the mixture has gelled (about 5-10 minutes)
6. You should get 20 litres of Hydrogel AQ200 mix from this.
7. Spray from a knapsack using spray gun using a coarse spray or stream. The No. 6 nozzle tip is recommended.
8. Spray weed in 1 metre strips.
9. For boom application and or Helicopter application. Ensure correct calibration. Equipment is required to apply 60 Litres per Hectare, apply using large flat fan nozzles that provide droplets as this product will not spray through fine nozzles due to its composition. Coverage should be at a standard rate of 60 litres of Hydrogel/AQ200 mix per hectare. 250g Hydrogel makes 20L AQ200 + Hydrogel mixture which treats up to 3,000m² of surface area.

Targets

Targets

  • Submerged Aquatic Weeds

FAQ

Why should I use Hydrogel?

Hydrogel is a unique carrier of the herbicide AQ200 onto submerged aquatic plants that need to be controlled. Hydrogel directly targets nuisance weeds by binding the AQ200 and then attaching the mix to submerged aquatic plants due to its formulation. Effectively reducing Herbicide costs and only treating the unwanted nuisance plants in any desired location without the need for expensive Mechanical harvesters or Draw down of water bodies. With virtually no drift of the herbicide from the target plant less herbicide and reduced costs and potential environmental impact.

When should I use Hydrogel?

Hydrogel is an aquatic herbicide additive for AQ200 specially developed to overcome issues associated with the control of Submerged Aquatic Weeds. Hydrogel mix is heavier than water and sinks when applied to lakes, ponds and water-courses. It penetrates thermal layers and is less subject to drift than simple water based herbicides. Hydrogel reduces the amount of herbicide to be used as much as 80% compared with conventional application techniques.

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Following the application of Hydrogel to control aquatic weeds, water use is as follows:

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