Prometryn

Main Crops

Cotton, sunflower, potato.

Class

Triazine

Mode of action

Prometryn is a thiotriazine selective systemic herbicide absorbed principally through the roots, but also through the foliage, translocated acropetally in the xylem and accumulated in the apical meristems and leaves.

Site of action

Prometryn binds to the plastoquinone-binding protein in photosystem II, inhibiting electron transport.

Timing

Pre and Post-emergence.

Target

Broad-leaved weeds and grasses.

Molecular formula / Molecular weight

C10H19N5S / 241,4

Formulations

Straight products
        a. Prometryn 500 g/L (SC)

Technical product

96% a.i. min