Stellar Star   Broad-Spectrum Selective Herbicide

Stellar Star Broad-Spectrum Selective Herbicide

Stellar Star is a soluble liquid broad-spectrum, post-emergence maize herbicide with the widest flexibility of application for broadleaf weeds and annual grasses in maize
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  • A new formulation based on a newly optimised adjuvant system from BASF research ensures the highest level of efficacy
  • Consistent broadest spectrum control of annual grasses + annual broadleaf weeds + perennial broadleaf weeds
  • Synergistic effects with Atrazine and Terbuthylazine


  • Maze: 14 days
  • Handle with care
  • Harmful when swallowed
  • Store under lock and key out of reach of children, uninformed persons and animals.
  • Toxic to aquatic organisms
  • Store away from food and feedstuffs and in a cool place
  • May cause harm to the unborn child

Although this remedy has been tested under a large variety of conditions the registration holder does not warrant that it will be efficacious under all conditions because the action and effect thereof may be affected by factors such as abnormal soil, climatic and storage conditions, quality of dilution water, compatibility with other substances not indicated on the label, and the occurrence of resistance of the weeds against the remedy concerned as well as by the method, time and accuracy of the application. The registration holder furthermore does not accept responsibility for damage to crops, vegetation, the environment or harm to man or animal or for lack of performance of the remedy concerned due to the occurrence of conditions which could not have been foreseen in terms of the registration. Consult the supplier in the event of any uncertainty


  • Do not inhale spray mist
  • Wear suitable protective clothing and face shield, when handling the concentrate
  • Wash contaminated clothing daily
  • Wash with soap and water, after accidental skin contact
  • Prevent contamination of food, feed, drinking water and eating utensils.
  • Do not smoke, eat or drink during mixing and spraying operations, before washing hands and face thoroughly
  • Avoid spraying drift onto other crops, grazing, rivers, dams and areas not under treatment
  • TRIPLE RINSE empty containers in the following manner: Invert the empty container over the spray or mixing tank and allow to drain for at least 30 seconds, after the slow has slowed down to a drip. Thereafter, rinse the container three times with a volume of water, equal to a minimum of 10%, of that of the container. Add the rinsings to the contents of the spray tank, before destroying the container in the prescribed manner.

Mixing instructions

  • Three-quarters fill the spray tank with clean water, Shake the Stellar Star container well. Measure the required volume of Stellar Star and pre-mix this with at least 10 litres of water, before adding to the spray tank. similarly, pre-mix other products individually and add these diluted mixtures to the spray tank. Fill the spray tank with water to the required level while maintaining agitation, to ensure thorough mixing of the spray mixture., before spraying commences. Maintain agitation while spraying. The prepared spray mixture must not be left in the spray tank, for any length of time.

Use Restrictions

Do not apply Stellar Star in the following situations:

  • On soils with a compaction layer, on lands where waterlogging often occurs, or soils with a nutrient deficiency
  • On inbred parent plants of maize hybrids, or experimental or newly released cultivars without first consulting the advice of the distributor or manufacturer
  • Do not apply after the maize has reached a height of 800mm

Ground Application:

  • Stellar Star can be applied as an overall application using in 200-300 litres of water/ hectare, or as a band, an application using the corresponding amount of water per hectare
  • Any medium or high volume tractor-mounted sprayer can be used, as long as it is fitted with an effective tank agitation system. Ensure that the sprayer can be properly calibrated and that the spray boom is fitted with suitable spray nozzles (hollow-cone) to facilitate an even distribution of the herbicide on the weeds
  • Stellar Star should be applied during favourable growing conditions for optimum crop tolerance and weed control. Apply Stellar Star as a post-emergent treatment to maize when weeds are actively growing.
  • Avoid disturbing treated areas for at least seven days following an application of Stellar Star to allow optimum herbicide uptake, translocation and weed control
  • Weed must be thoroughly be covered with the spray. Dense leaf canopies shelter small weeds and can prevent adequate spray coverage. Where crop canopy formation is advanced, drop arms with wide angles nozzles are recommended to ensure proper coverage of the target area

Weeds Controlled

Grass weeds: Sweet signal grass, Rhodes grass, Feathertop Chloris, Crowfoot, Common Finger grass, Crab Finger grass*, Marsh grass, Barnyard grass, Goosegrass, Weeping Lovegrass, Tef grass, Italian Ryegrass, Common Buffalo grass, Sweet Buffalo grass, Small Carrotseed grass, Bushveld Herringbone grass*, Herringbone grass*.

  • *These grasses are regarded as late germination and variable control may occur, when the weed germination period is extended, during sub-optimal climatic conditions

Broadleaf weeds: Upright Starbur, Perennial Pigweed, Common Pigweed, Thorny Pigweed, Red Pigweed, Blackjack, White Goosefoot, Green Goosefoot, Wild Watermelon, Spider Wisp, Spindlepod, Wandering Jew*, Mealie Crotolaria, Umbrella Milkweed, Climbing Knotweed, Smelter's Bush, Gisekia, Sunflower (Volunteer), Bladderweed, Morning Glory*, Apply of Peru, Wild Gooseberry, Purslane, Tropical Richardia, Dwarf Marigold, Tall Khakiweed, Large Thorn Apple*, Common Thorn Apple*, Spiny Emex**, Devil's Thorn, Cocklebur*

  • *Plants of these species can originate from rhizomes or seeds germinating deep in the soil and may emerge some time after the majority of other weeds have emerged. In such cases, they may not be adequately controlled
  • ** Only plants that emerged from germinated see, will be adequately controlled
Active ingredient:
Topramezone (pyrazolone)50 g / lt
Dicamba (benzoic acid compound)160 g / lt

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