HerbicideTrifluralin

NOMENCLATURE Common name trifluralin (BSI, E-ISO, ANSI, WSSA, JMAF); trifluraline ((f) F-ISO) IUPAC name a,a,a-trifluoro-2,6-dinitro-N,N-dipropyl-p-toluidine Chemical Abstracts name 2,6-dinitro-N,N-dipropyl-4-(trifluoromethyl)benzenamine CAS RN [1582-09-8] EEC no. 216-428-8

Chemistry

Selective soil-herbicide, which acts by entering the seedling in the hypocotyl region. Also inhibits root development.

 Use

Pre-emergence control of many annual grasses and broad-leaved weeds in brassicas, beans, peas, carrots, parsnips, lettuce, capsicums, tomatoes, artichokes, onions, garlic, vines, strawberries, raspberries, citrus fruit, oilseed rape, peanuts, soya beans, sunflowers, safflowers, ornamentals, cotton, sugar beet, sugar cane, and in forestry. Used with linuron or isoproturon for control of annual grasses and broad-leaved weeds in winter cereals. Normally applied pre-planting with soil incorporation, at 0.5-1.0 kg a.i./ha, but post-planting application is also possible for some crops.

Production formulation

Trifluralin 48%EC

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