Stinger Badge

Stinger herbicide is a new broad spectrum woody weed, pasture, winter cereal and fallow herbicide.

Woody Weeds: the label covers extensive list of weeds and a range of application techniques including high volume, boom spray, aerial (helicopter only), low volume high concentrate (gas gun) and use in tolerant grass pastures/pasture renovation. Stinger is an economical first strike for graziers and land managers with extensive infestations of blackberry.

Winter cereals and fallow: Stinger also offers broadacre growers in the  northern grain region a residual tank mix product for use in winter cereals and fallow sprays.


Active ingredient: 375 g/kg aminopyralid and 300 g/kg metsulfuron-methyl

Mode of action: Plant cell growth disruption (pyridine) and ALS.

Formulation: WG

Herbicide group: Pyridine (Group I) and sulfonylurea (Group B)

Packaging: 200g and 500g


  • Woody Weeds
  • Pastures
  • Nonagricultural areas
  • Winter cereals
  • Fallow

Target Weeds

 Woody Weeds
 Winter Cereals and Fallow Weeds
  • Alligator weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides)
  • Annual clover (Trifolium spp.)
  • Annual medics (Medicago spp.)
  • Apple box (Angophora floribunda)
  • Australian blackthorn (Bursaria spinosa)
  • Bellyache bush (Jatropha gossypifolia)
  • Bitou bush/Boneseed (Chrysanthemoides monilifera)
  • Blackberry (Rubus spp.)
  • Bridal creeper (Myrsiphyllum asparagoides)
  • Cape tulip: one & two leaf (Homeria spp.)
  • Common bracken (Pteridium esculentum)
  • Crofton weed (Eupatorium adenophorum)
  • Darling pea (Swainsona spp.)
  • Docks (Rumex spp.)
  • Doublegee/Spiny emex/ Three cornered jack (Emex australia)
  • Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)
  • Golden dodder (Cuscuta australia)
  • Gorse (Ulex europaeus)
  • Great mullein (Verbascum thapsus)
  • Harrisia cactus (Eriocereus spp.)
  • Hawthorn (Crataegus laevigata)
  • Inkweed (Phytolacca octandra)
  • Japanese sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia)
  • Kangaroo thorn (Acacia paradoxa)
  • Lantana (Lantana camara)
  • Messmate stringybark (Eucalyptus obliqua)
  • Mimosa pigra Sorrel (Rumex acetosella)
  • Mistflower (Eupatorium riparium)
  • Noogoora burr (Xanthium pungens)
  • Onion grass/Guildford grass (Romulea rosea)
  • Parthenium (Parthenium hysterophorus)
  • Paterson’s curse (Echium plantagineum)
  • Peppermint gum (E. radiata)
  • Privet (Ligustrum spp.)
  • Red gum (E. blakelyi)
  • Rubber vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora)
  • Ragwort (Senecio jacobaea)
  • Smartweed (Polygonum spp.)
  • Soursob (Oxalis pes-capre
  • St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum
  • Storksbill/Wild geranium (Erodium spp.)  
  • Sweet briar (Rosa rubiginosa
  • Tree-of-Heaven (Ailanthus altissima)  
  • Wait-a-while (Caesalpinia decapetala)  
  • Wild garlic (Allium vineale)
  • Wild turnip (Brassica tournefortii)
  • Yellow box (E. melliodora)
  • African turnip weed (Sisymbrium thellungii)
  • Boggabri weed (Amaranthus macrocarpus)
  • Chickpeas (Volunteer) (Cicer arietinum)
  • Chicory (Cichorum intybus)
  • Climbing buckwheat (Fallopia convolvulus)
  • Clover (Subterranean) (Trifolium subterraneum)
  • Deadnettle (Lamium amplexicaule)
  • Dock (broadleaf) (Rumex obtusifolius)
  • Faba beans (Volunteer) (Vicia faba)
  • Hogweed (Wireweed) (Polygonum aviculare)
  • Indian hedge mustard (Sisymbrium orientale)
  • Medic (Medicago spp.)
  • New Zealand spinach (Tetragonia tetragonoides)
  • Parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus)
  • Prickly lettuce (Lactuca serriola)
  • Red pigweed (Portulaca oleracea)
  • Saltbush (Atriplex muelleri)
  • Slender celery (Apium leptophyllum)
  • Spiny emex (Doublegee) (Emex australis)
  • Stagger weed (Stachys arvensis)
  • Volunteer sunflower (Helianthus annuus)
  • Wild turnip (Brassica tournefortii)

 Not all weeds are registered in all states, see label for full list.


  • Broad spectrum.
  • Retention of grasses in pastures.
  • Faster brownout compared to metsulfuron alone.

How does it work?

  • Stinger contains two active ingredients which belong to the pyridine group (Group I herbicides) and sulfonylurea group (Group B herbicides). The product has the disrupters of plant cell growth mode of action (auxin inhibiters) combined with the ALS inhibition mode of action.
  • Defoliation of regrowth may take several weeks depending on growth conditions at time of application and final results can take 18 months.

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