Trifluralin 48% EC
Common name trifluralin (BSI, E-ISO, ANSI, WSSA, JMAF); trifluraline ((f) F-ISO)
IUPAC name α,α,α-trifluoro-2,6-dinitro-N,N-dipropyl-p-toluidine
Chemical Abstracts name 2,6-dinitro-N,N-dipropyl-4-(trifluoromethyl)benzenamine
CAS RN [1582-09-8]
Trifluralin Biochemistry Microtubule assembly inhibition.
Trifluralin Mode of action Selective soil-herbicide, which acts by entering the seedling in the hypocotyl region. Also inhibits root development.
Trifluralin Uses Pre-emergence control of many annual grasses and broad-leaved weeds in brassicas, beans, peas, carrots, parsnips, lettuce, capsicums, tomatoes, artichokes, onions, garlic, vines, strawberries, raspberries, citrus fruit, oilseed rape, peanuts, soya beans, sunflowers, safflowers, ornamentals (including trees and shrubs), cotton, sugar beet, sugar cane, amenity grass, and in forestry. Used with linuron or isoproturon for control of annual grasses and broad-leaved weeds in winter cereals. Normally applied pre-planting with soil incorporation, at 0.5-1.0 kg/ha, but post-planting application is also possible for some crops.