Sugar beets in a field

Dow Shield® 400


Dow Shield® 400 is a post-emergence herbicide which provides control of a range of perennial and annual broad-leaved weeds in oilseed rape, sugar beet and a wide range of other crops.

With a flexible dose rate and ideal for a programmed approach, Dow Shield 400 controls many broadleaved weeds including mayweeds, thistles and volunteer potatoes.

Dow Shield comes in an easy to use and convenient 2L bottle with no induction seals. These simplify waste disposal and improve turn around operations.


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  • New self-seal technology
  • No induction seal or foil to dispose of
  • Improves turn around operations
  • Simplifies waste recovery
  • Reduces risk of point source contamination
  • Excellent crop selectivity and compatibility




Beet (Unspecified) (Beta vulgaris ssp. Vulgaris)

Beet, Red (Beta vulgaris ssp. Vulgaris)

Beet, Sugar (Beta vulgaris ssp. vulgaris)

Brussels Sprouts




Flax Seed




Oilseed Rape

Ornamental Plants


Wheat, Spring

Winter Wheat

About Dow Shield® 400

Technical Specifications

Product Registration Number:
MAPP 14984

Active Ingredient:
400 g/litre clopyralid

Pack Size:
2.0 Litres

Soluble Concentrate

Maximum Individual Dose:
0.5 L/ha

Maximum Total Dose:
0.75 L/ha

Application Timing:
No earlier than 1st March in year of harvest

Latest Timing:
When crops meet between the rows (BBCH 39). Applications should be completed by end of June

Water Volumes:
200-250 Litres water/ha. (Sugar Beet low dose: 80-100 Litres water/ha)

Spray Quality:
Medium spray as defined by BCPC


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