other name:sodium 2,6-bis[(4,6-dimethoxy-2-pyrimidinyl)oxy]benzoate
CAS No.: [ 125401-75-4 ]
Molecular Formula: C19H17N4NaO8
Bispyribac sodium is a systemic herbicide that moves throughout the plant tissue and works by interfering with production of a plant enzyme necessary for growth, acetolactate synthase (ALS).
Bispyribac sodium is used to treat the invasive Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) as well as hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata), Sago pondweed (Stuckenia pectinata), a desirable native species, may also be affected by treatment.
It is used for large-scale or whole water body control of submerged, emergent and floating-leaf vegetation.
Branched chain amino acid synthesis (ALS or AHAS) inhibitor.
Mode of action
Selective, systemic post-emergence herbicide, absorbed by foliage and roots.
Control of grasses, sedges and broad-leaved weeds, especially Echinochloa spp., in direct-seeded rice, at rates of 15-45 g/ha. Also used to stunt growth of weeds in non-crop situations.
Formulation types AL; SC (water-soluble liquid), WP
|Insoluble Matter In Water||0.5% max.|
GHS complaint Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for commercial product of Bispyribac sodium is available uopn requested.