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Table 5 Effect of different weed control treatments on sugar beet quality

From: Effect of different single herbicide doses on sugar beet yield, quality and associated weeds

Weed control treatment Gross sugar % Loss %* Juice purity % (Qz %) K % Na % α-amino-N % Extractable % Sugar yield fed−1 (t) Extractable sugar yield fed−1 (t) Extractable sugar yield %*
Tigro 1.0 l fed−1 15.7 19.98 80.02 4.16 3.03 4.05 12.56 4.315 3.651 112.03
Betasana-Trio 0.9 l fed−1 (twice) 12.08 25.72 74.28 3.65 3.26 4.76 8.97 3.368 2.886 88.53
Select Super 0.5 l fed−1 14.64 20.23 79.77 3.57 3.08 4.20 11.68 2.940 2.733 72.77
Betanal MaxxPro 0.5 l fed−1 15.58 16.17 83.83 3.19 2.41 3.29 13.06 3.865 3.590 110.14
Hand weeding twice 15.06 21.47 78.53 4.64 3.00 3.40 11.83 3.755 3.259 100
  1. *Relative to hand weeding twice