> Diesel is only for spraying the
> stem, say from ground level up to
> about 2 or 3 feet above ground. I
> think the label for Remedy says to
> mix 1 part Remedy to 3 parts
> diesel. I get good results with a
> little more like a 20% solution.
> (Remedy is pretty expensive, but
> so is a pasture full of mesquite).
> For foliar application use Remedy
> and water according to the label,
> along with a surfacant.
> I don't have mesquite, but I have
> a lot of huisache, a noxious
> brushy plant/tree that is similar
> to mesquite. I was advised, and it
> has definitely proven to be the
> case in my situation, that the
> stem treatment works better
> (higher root kill). In addition,
> you can apply the stem treatment
> with diesel virtually any time of
> year, including winter. If you
> decide to go with the foliar
> treatment I believe you'll find
> that the Remedy label also says to
> mix Grazon P+D in along with the
> Remedy and water. You have to have
> a private applicator's license to
> buy Grazon. Lastly, if you are
> near certain crop growing areas,
> particularly cotton, there will
> probably be a prohibition against
> using Grazon in the area for much
> of the growing season, due to
> possible damage to row crop plants
> from spray drift.
Has anyone tried Roundup? Is it cost effective?