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Xerton

Active Ingredient

417g  ethofumesate

MAPP No.

17335

Xerton

Crops

  • Wheat (winter)

Targets

  • Annual meadow-grass

Xerton

Active Ingredient

417g  ethofumesate

MAPP No.

17335

XERTON is a selective systemic herbicide for the control of Annual meadow-grass (Poa annua) when weeds are between one true leaf and early tillering in winter wheat.

Quick Facts

XERTON can also have activity on black-grass (Alopecurus myosurides) when included within a programme at 0.6L/ha, and can be a useful tank-mix partner to products specifically targeted at black-grass control when they are applied early post-emergence of the crop.

Formulation

Suspension concentrate (SC) formulation containing 417g/L of ethofumesate.

 

5 litres 

Xerton is a selective systemic herbicide, absorbed by the emerging shoots (grasses) and roots (broad-leaved plants), with translocation to the foliage.

Not readily absorbed by leaves after the plant has generated a mature cuticle.

Inhibits the growth of meristems, retards cellular division, and limits formation of waxy cuticle.

Moderate soil persistence – 10 weeks, not readily leached but biologically degraded in the soil.