Eradicate the mesquite guessing recreation — LandVisor improves the percentages

Mesquite management has all the time been extra than simply herbicide choice. For profitable mesquite management, land managers additionally should observe a posh mixture of environmental components to find out optimum timing.

“Some leaf situations can’t be seen by the bare eye, and it’s arduous to trace and evaluate rising situations throughout a number of years, however we will try this with LandVisor,” says Benny Martinez, market improvement specialist, Corteva Agriscience.

LandVisor® superior brush administration helps producers determine the place and when spraying will ship the perfect return — and the place it received’t.

Earlier than LandVisor, producers have been completely depending on visible indicators to guess what was occurring within the plant. It was the one solution to choose the plant’s skill to soak up and translocate herbicide.

“With the know-how and perception we gather via LandVisor, we will higher calculate occasions to use brush management, in addition to when to not apply these measures,” Martinez says. “And with LandVisor maps, your entire panorama is seen, enabling evaluation of the whole mesquite neighborhood, as a substitute of some selective vegetation.”

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Superior imagery know-how from LandVisor® superior brush administration helps landowners unravel a number of environmental components to higher goal mesquite remedies.

Know earlier than the spray

Okay.C. Windham says he acquired a special image of his Clyde, Texas, ranch when he enrolled in LandVisor® superior brush administration.

“With this program, you don’t must guess,” he says.

The ranch has been in his household for 4 generations. Windham has seen all of it from horseback since he was large enough to experience, however LandVisor offered a extra detailed, interactive picture.        

“Mesquite is notoriously troublesome to kill,” Windham says. “If you must price range for brush management, this know-how actually helps you out.”

A important component in profitable management is timing the spray software when mesquite is most vulnerable. LandVisor displays the well being of the mesquite foliage, plant development stage and different environmental components. That data determines when the mesquite is able to spray.

Increased, more-consistent management

As Martinez explains, counting on LandVisor helps take the guesswork out of software timing. Making purposes inside prescription parameters for LandVisor® superior brush administration considerably improves the extent of mortality.

“Information collected over a four-year interval exhibits LandVisor not solely facilitates a rise in mesquite mortality but additionally will increase consistency of rootkill when suggestions are adopted,” Martinez says. “And degree of rootkill instantly correlates to longevity of management.”

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