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A fantastic bit of kit that is in use by all sorts of staff day in and day out. You can give it to a ring-tailed monkey to walk up and down all day and the weeds will be dead but the plants OK.

Barry Proctor

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Monsanto Roundup ProVantage 480

Monsanto Roundup ProVantage 480

Roundup ProVantage is a patented potassium salt formulation containing 480g/L glyphosate and a unique blend of two surfactants. The optimised blend of surfactants delivers highly efficient activity at the leaf surface and a synergistic improvement in glyphosate uptake and overall performance.

Roundup ProVantage incorporates a high technical specification and the formulation has been designed to address stewardship aspects, so vital now for glyphosate application.

How Roundup ProVantage works

Roundup ProVantage is a herbicide which is sprayed on to green leaves where it is absorbed and drawn into the plant’s vascular system. It then stops the production of the amino acids which build the protein the plant needs to grow and survive. The plant effectively starves to death.

High Concentration Roundup 480 ProVantage High Concentration

  • Supports the environmental need to reduce packaging waste
  • Less product to transpose
Roundup ProVantage works in challenging conditions Superior performance in challenging conditions

  • Improved reliability in hot and dry or cool and dry conditions*
  • Helps make the most of weather windows
Clean label ProVantage Clean Label

  • Non hazardous as classified by COSHH
  • Does not carry a hazard symbol for transport and storage
  • Approved for use in aquatic areas
Low drif formulation ProVantage 5L Low drift formulation

  • Reduces the risk of bystander exposure
  • Reduces the risk of damage to neighbouring plantings
  • Reduces the risk of direct contamination of surface water
Improved rainfastness with Roundup ProVantage 5L Improved rainfastness and speed of uptake

  • Rainfast in 1 hour for annuals and 4 hours for perennials
  • Reduces risk of run off
  • Ensures a maximum amount of glyphosate reaches the roots
Improved hard water efficacy Improved hard water efficacy

  • No need for additional water conditioners
  • Cost efficient

Application Rates of Roundup ProVantage 5L

Rates per hectare Dilution for 200l/ha water volume Weeds controlled
2.25 Litres 1:87 or 12ml per litre of water Annual grasses, annual broad-leaved weeds
3.0 Litres 1:67 or 15ml per litre of water Arable weeds pre-planting of trees
3.75 Litres 1:53 or 19ml per litre of water Most perennial weeds
4.5 Litres 1:44 or 23ml per litre of water Floating aquatic weeds
7.5 Litres 1:27 or 37ml per litre of water Rhododendron, Ivy Horsetail and difficult
waxy-leaved plants

Spray Windows for Roundup ProVantage

When to Apply Roundup ProVantage 5L


The timetable needs to be flexible according to conditions rather than calendar. The first spray should not be done until weeds have emerged and are actively growing and this will vary from year to year according to the weather.

The graph below right shows spray windows as late April to mid-May for Spring treatment, with a subsequent optional spray in Summer, and a further spray in the period August to September.

Monitoring the Results

Inspection and evaluation is essential to assess the performance and check if you need follow-up treatments. Weeds sprayed with Roundup ProVantage do not show signs of die-back until 7-10 days have elapsed. It is important to be able to recognise early symptoms, so that treated weeds can be identified. Symptoms show first in Annual Meadow-grass, which takes on a yellow tinge a few days after spraying. Other grasses follow by turning first yellow, then reddish brown before they die.

Broad-leaved weeds will appear healthy at this time, however, if you look closely you will see the leaves will be turning white in the centre. Within a week the plant will be dead. Use this guide to monitor the progress and effect of the treatment. You should expect 95% kill of all weeds to occur with the 3.75 litre rate, approximately 10 – 21 days after treatment. Any seedlings that germinate after spraying will NOT be affected.

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