CAS No.: [ 330-54-1 ]
Diruron is a broad-spectrum residual herbicide and algaecide used in agriculture for pre-emergent and post-emergent control of broadleaved and grass weeds. It is also used to control weeds and algae in and around water bodies and is a component of marine antifouling paints.
Diuron can be applied at anytime of the year as a pre-emergent and for application as a post-emergent for non-crop sites use at a rate of 5-15 pounds per acre for control of broadleaf weeds.
Photosynthetic electron transport inhibitor at the photosystem II receptor site.
Mode of action
Systemic herbicide, absorbed principally by the roots, with translocation acropetally in the xylem. Uses Total control of weeds and mosses on non-crop areas, at 10-30 kg/ha. Selective control of germinating grass and broad-leaved weeds in many crops, including asparagus, tree fruit, bush fruit, citrus fruit, vines, olives, pineapples, bananas, sugar cane, cotton, peppermint, alfalfa, forage legumes, cereals, maize, sorghum, and perennial grass-seed crops, at 0.6-4.8 kg/ha.
residues in soil disappear within 1 season at these lower rates.
Formulation types SC; WG; WP.