Things You'll Need
Sprayer or mixer
Depending on the strength of the solution you want to apply to your weeds, you can add up to 13 oz. of Glyphosate 41 to one gallon of water. This will create a 10 percent dilution, which is the strongest recommended for use on soil in which you intend to grow healthy plants.
If you add oil or other mixing ingredients to your mixing tank solution, add them before you add the glyphosate.
Keep Glyphosate 41 and the resulting mixture away from desirable plants and trees. Avoid human consumption and contact with sensitive areas such as the mouth, nose and eyes. This is a strong, toxic chemical.
Gardeners, farmers and landscapers trust herbicides to protect their crops and flowers. Glyphosate is common worldwide in both professional weed control (such as on farms) and in home use. Glyphosate 41 is a chemical herbicide that contains a 41 percent dilution of the herbicide. This chemical is commonly mixed with water for easier distribution and spraying, but must be mixed carefully to avoid negative herbicidal effects.
Fill your sprayer or mixer with your desired amount of water. If you are using a spray tank, fill the tank halfway with water and begin agitating with the mechanization tools. The amount of water and Glyphosate 41 you use will depend on the size of the area you intend to spray, as well as the size of your mixing container or sprayer.
Mix in 2 2/3 oz. of Glyphosate 41 for every gallon of water in the mixture. When you add the herbicide, you may notice the solution foam slightly. This is a normal response.
Agitate the mixture lightly, unless the spray tank is automatically agitating it for you. Shake or stir the solution to provide proper agitation. Agitation will ensure that the Glyphosate and water are thoroughly mixed, providing you with an even and effective herbicidal solution.
Samantha Volz has been involved in journalistic and informative writing for over eight years. She holds a bachelor's degree in English literature from Lycoming College, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, with a minor in European history. In college she was editor-in-chief of the student newspaper and completed a professional internship with the "Williamsport Sun-Gazette," serving as a full-time reporter. She resides in Horsham, Pennsylvania.