How Sonar A.S. Works
Aquatic vegetation is found in almost every pond and is beneficial to the natural ecosystem in moderate amounts. Aquatic plants produce oxygen, stabilize bottom sediment, provide food and cover for fish and serve as feeding and nesting habitat for waterfowl. However, some aggressive or non-native aquatic vegetation can become so abundant they out-compete all other plants creating a homogenous ecosystem in your pond. Not to mention the loss of enjoyment and recreational use.
How Sonar Works
Mode of Action: Sonar controls unwanted aquatic vegetation by restricting the plants’ ability to make food, causing them to die. This involves inhibiting development of yellow pigments that protect a plant’s chlorophyll from decomposition by sunlight. As the plant’s chlorophyll decreases, so does its capacity to produce food. The visual symptom of Sonar’s action is bleaching (turning white) on the terminal bud or growing points of the plant.
What to Expect: Sonar is selective and controls target weeds slowly. It lets desirable vegetation re-establish itself, and does not result in oxygen depletion or fish kill. Aquatic weeds remain under control for a full season and often longer.
It takes 30 to 60 days for Sonar to control the established weeds. You should expect full results within 90 days. You’ll be able to observe the visual symptoms of Sonar’s action as chlorosis, or bleaching, gradually appears on the terminal buds, or growing points, of the plant.
Plants in the intermediate range of susceptibility may require treatment at the maximum label rate. Typically these species are only partially controlled.
If aquatic weeds have impeded fishing, boating or swimming and made your pond unsightly, there is a solution: Sonar A.S. from SePRO Corporation. Sonar is the world's leading brand of aquatic herbicide for the selective, long-term control of undesirable aquatic vegetation. Sonar makes water usable for recreation, brings the fish population back into balance and restores property values; all without any restrictions on post-treatment swimming, fishing or drinking.
When you use Sonar, you'll benefit from the support and experience of a SePRO pond advisor to help you get the job done right. Buy Sonar online now to eliminate your aquatic weed problem and get back to enjoying your pond.