Broadway Star

Product information

Broadway® Star delivers an outstanding performance in winter wheat against yield robbing grassweeds including wild oats, ryegrasses and bromes PLUS the bonus of controlling an extensive range of broad-leaved weeds.

How to make the most of  Broadway Star

  1. Leading product for Ryegrass, Brome, Oats and Broad-leaved weeds
  2. Use as part of a programme
  3. Use with a residual partner
  4. Apply to a small target weed (optimally 1-3 leaf)
  5. Apply to active growth (2-3 days either side of application)
  6. Soil temperature ideally 8°C (minimum of 6°C)
  7. Ensure optimal application techniques are followed:
    • Pre tillereing: 130-150 L/ha, FINE-MEDIUM spray quality, CFF, VPFF, Defy nozzles
    • Tillering: 150 L/ha, MEDIUM spray quality, CFF, VPFF, twin fluid nozzles
  • Cost-effective and efficacious control of bromes, ryegrass and wild oats
  • Wide range of broad-leaved weeds controlled including poppy, cleavers, brassica weeds, cranesbill, groundsel, speedwells, pansy and many more
  • Wide range of tank mix compatibilities
  • Approved and safe on all varieties of winter wheat
  • No carry-over concerns – short half-life = rotational and cultivation flexibility

Key considerations:

  • Active growth
  • Size of (grass) weeds
  • Mix with a residual
  • Attention to detail when spraying
  • Avoid stressed crops

How to use Broadway Star for autumn grassweed control

Broadway Star autumn

Spring wheat approval

New for 2018 – on label approval for use in spring wheat

  • Includes all spring varieties irrespective of when they are sown
  • Application window March 1st GS21 up to May 31st GS32 of the crop
  • Max application rate 200 g/ha in spring wheat
  • One application per crop
  • Apply with an adjuvant
  • Wide range of broad-leaved weeds controlled
  • Control of wild oats up to GS32 of wild oats
  • No tank mixing (except adjuvant)
  • No ALS sequences in 2018 (work in progress)
  • Avoid spraying stressed crops

Optimising Broadway Star applications

Weed Spectrum in Winter Wheat

  • The market standard for ryegrass control (GS 11-29) and brome control (GS 11-24) 265 g/ha
  • Outstanding wild oat control (GS11-29) 210 g/ha
210 g/ha 265 g/ha 210 g/ha 265 g/ha 210 g/ha 265 g/ha
Bur-chervil 8 etl Forget-me-not BFSE Redshank 6 etl
Black bindweed 4 etl Geranium spp. 8 etl Pale persicaria 6 etl
Charlock 6 etl Groundsel BFBV Shepherd’s purse 6 etl
Chickweed 100 mm Hemp-nettle 4 etl Shepherd’s needle BFSE
Common field speedwell 6 etl Ivy-leaved  speedwell 6 etl Volunteer linseed 6 etl
Cleavers 150 mm Knotgrass 2 etl; MS 6 etl Volunteer beans BFBV
Common vetch 6 etl Mayweeds 8 etl Volunteer oilseed rape 6 etl
Corn marigold 4 etl Mouse-ear chickweed MS 100 mm Volunteer peas 6 etl
Creeping thistle (from seed) MS
6 etl
Mugwort MS 150 mm Wild radish 6 etl
Field pansy

4 etl


6 etl

Key: bold – label weeds; BFBV – Before flower buds visible; BFSE – Before stem extension; etl – established true leaves; MS – Moderately susceptible

Non-Label weeds listed as an indication of the effect that would be expected to be achieved based on limited data.