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Other name: Fluazifop-P-butyl
Iupac name: butyl (R) -2-[4-(5-trifluoromethyl-2-pyridyloxy) phenoxy] propionate
Chemical abstracts name: butyl (R) -2-[4-(5-trifluoromethyl-2-pyridyloxy) phenoxy] propionate
CAS RN: [79241-46-6]
Formulation types: EC; EW.
Biochemistry: Fatty acid synthesis inhibitor, by inhibition of acetyl COA carboxylase (ACCase) .
Mode of action: Fluazifop-P-butyl is quickly absorbed through the leaf surface, hydrolysed to fluazifop-P and translocated through the phloem and xylem, accumulating in the rhizomes and stolons of perennial grasses and the meristems of annual and perennial grassed.
Uses: Post-emergence control of wild oats, volunteer cereals, and annual and perennial grass weeds in oilseed rape, sugar beet, fodder beet, potatoes, vegetables, cotton, soya beams, pome fruit, stone fruit, bush fruit, vines, citrus fruit, pineapples, bananas, strawberries, sunflowers, alfalfa, ornamentals, and other broad-leaved crops. Applied at 125-375g/ha.
Phytotoxicity: Non-phytotoxic to broad-leaved crops.