Fast track to harvest with a timely pre - harvest.

Because lentils mature from the bottom up, a pre-harvest herbicide can help by drying down any green material at the top, improving crop uniformity and harvest efficiency. It will start to dry down the crop immediately – regardless of maturity. Applied too early, a pre-harvest herbicide can affect yield, reduce seed size and even exceed maximum residue limits.

Learn more about pre-harvest staging in pulses.

Clue in on the visual changes

Look for visual clues and be sure to scout regularly when the colour of your fields start to turn. For red lentils, the bottom 15% of the pods should be mature and brown with ripened lentil seeds that are firm. The bottom pods should rattle when shaken.

Heat LQ

Applied pre-harvest, Heat® LQ speeds up crop and weed dry down to improve uniformity, harvestability and storability. Tank mixed with glyphosate for control of broadleaf and perennial weeds, Heat LQ helps start your fields off cleaner next season.

Less waiting. More reaping.

See how Heat LQ delivers rapid dry down of both lentils and weeds, improving your crop’s harvestability.

  • Spiny annual sow thistle and cleavers - 14 days after treatment
  • Comparison of lentils, 12 days after application
  • Wild Buckwheat - 14 days after treatment
  • Heat LQ + Glyphosate vs. Glyphosate vs. Untreated
  • Perennial weed efficacy - spring after application
  • Heat LQ + glyphosate vs. AIM + glyphosate

Other Pulses

Valued for their nutritional benefits in many countries, pulses are high-commodity crops that are exported globally – with Canada as the largest pulse exporter in the world. To maximize your crop quality and yield, learn how you can tackle key challenges at every stage of your production.

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A faster dry down is what you want. Make sure it’s what you get.

Find out more about Heat LQ for pre-harvest. Applied at the right stage, it quickens the rate of crop and weed dry down, leading to a faster, more efficient harvest.

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