Simazine

Main Crops

Maize, fruit and vegetables.

Class

Triazine

Mode of action

Simazine 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

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

Timing

Pre-plant incorporated, Pre-emergence and Post-emergence.

Target

Broad-leaved weeds and grasses.

Molecular formula / Molecular weight

C7H12CIN5 / 201,7

Formulations

1. Straight products
a. Simazine 500 g/L (SC)
b. Simazine 90% (WG)
2. Ready mixtures
a. Simazine 45% + Atrazine 45% (WG)

Technical product

96,5% a.i. min

Main Partners

Atrazine

Main Trademarks

Amizina, Sim-trol