Agrochemical Updates, eBulletin

Agrochemical update – December 2016

New herbicide active constituent registered for use in viticulture

APVMA 68118

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has approved the active constituent nonanoic acid for use in vineyards on young broadleaf and grass weeds. Nonanoic acid is classified as activity group Z as the sites of action are unknown. The product Slasher is registered for control of young annual and perennial weeds and grasses and is distributed by Organic Crop Protectants Pty Ltd.

The latest version of the ‘Dog book’ can be viewed in the online pdf or mobile app. For more information, please contact Marcel Essling on 08 8313 6600 or email

This bulletin is intended to provide agrochemical information to the Australian grape and wine sector and should not be interpreted as an endorsement of any product.