Acetochlor is an herbicide .
It is a member of the class of herbicides known as
Its mode of action is elongase inhibition, and inhibition of geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate (GGPP) cyclization enzymes,
part of the gibberellin pathway.
It carries high risks of environmental contamination.
It is approved for pre-emergence application or for pre-planting
application with soil incorporation,
in corn. (maize) at 5 litres / hectare (1835g / hectare of a.i.
It is the main active ingredient in Acenit, Keystone, Guardian,
Harness, Relay, Sacemid, Surpass, Top-Hand, Trophy and Winner.
It is used to control weeds in corn, and is particularly useful as a replacement for atrazine in the case of some important weeds.
|Formulation||900g/L EC, 50% EW, 20% WP|
|Mode of Action||Acetochlor is a Herbicide widely used on Corn, and to a limited
extent, also on soybeans.|
|Acetochlor controls weeds by inhibiting growth of seedling shoots.
Acetochlor provides good control of most annual grassy weeds and a
number of annual broadleaf weeds. Its control of perennial weeds is
limited to yellow nutsedge.|
|Liquid: 200Lt plastic or iron drum,20L, 10L, 5L HDPE, FHDPE, Co-EX,
1Lt, 500mL, 200mL, 100mL, 50mL HDPE, FHDPE, Co-EX, PET bottle
Shrink film, measure cap
Solid: 25kg, 20kg, 10kg, 5kg fibre drum, PP bag, craft paper bag,
1kg, 500g, 200g, 100g, 50g, 20g Aluminum foil bag.
Carton: plastic wrapped carton
The package can be made as the customer's requirement.