Simetryn

Main Crops

Rice.

Class

Triazine

Mode of action

Simetryn 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

Simetryn 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

C8H15N5S / 213,3

Technical product

96,5% a.i. min.