Systemic & Selective Herbicide
Mode of Action:
Metribuzin is a selective, triazinone herbicide registered for use on asparagus, carrots, corn, sugarcane, potatoes, sorghum, soybeans, barley, tomato, garbanzo, peas, and uncultivated areas. It is used for control of annual grasses and numerous broadleaf weeds in field and vegetable crops, in turf grass, and on fallow lands.
Acute oral LD 50 for rats =510 mg/kg
Photosynthesis electron transport inhibitor at photosystem II receptor site. Selectively is due to metabolism (mostly conjugation) with in plant
It’s used particularly in soybean and potatoes field to control many grasses and broadleaf weeds. It is worth mentioning that in soya bean farming its recommended to mix 600gr Metribuzin 70% (which was mixed with soil ) with 2 L/ha Trifluralin and then use it before planting..
||600 gr of Metribuzin + 3 lit Ethalfluralin per hectaremixed with soil
||Before germinating seeds
|600 gr of Metribuzin +2 lit Trifluralin per hectaremixed with soil
||0.75 to 1 kg per hectare
||Before sprouting up 2 to 4 leaf stage of the weeds