CAS No.: [ 21087-64-9 ]
Molecular Formula: C8H14N4OS
Metribuzin is a selective triazinone herbicide which inhibits photosynthesis. It is used for control of annual grasses and numerous broadleaf weeds in field and vegetable crops, in turfgrass, and on fallow lands.
Metribuzin is available as liquid suspension(SC), water dispersible granular(75% WG), and dry flowable (DF) formulations
Metribuzin has both soil and foliar activity, As part of an integrated weed management system and in combination with otherpotato herbicides, metribuzin can help provide full-season, broad-spectum week control.
Photosynthetic electron transport inhibitor at the photosystem II receptor site. Selectivity is due to metabolism (mostly conjugation) within the plant
Mode of action
Selective systemic herbicide, absorbed predominantly by the roots, but also by the leaves, with translocation acropetally in the xylem.
Pre- and post-emergence control of many grasses and broad-leaved weeds in soya beans, potatoes, tomatoes, sugar cane, alfalfa, asparagus, maize and cereals, at 0.07-1.45 kg/ha.
Phytotoxic to many crops, including crucifers, cucurbits, lettuce, onions, sugar beet, sunflowers, flax, strawberries, sweet potatoes, and tobacco.
Formulation types SC; WG; WP.
|Appearance||Pale yellow crystalline solid|
|Acetone Insoluble matter||0.5% max.|
|Acidity (as H2SO4)||0.5% max.|
GHS complaint Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for commercial product of Metribuzin is available uopn requested.