KEY is selective systemic pre-emergent herbicide absorbed by germinating shoots, roots with translocation throughout plants, giving higher concentration in vegetative parts than in reproductive parts. It is used for pre-emergence control of most annual grasses, certain broad leaf weeds in seeded and transplanted rice grown in Africa, Asia, Europe, South America. It shows selectivity in barley, cotton, peanuts, sugar beet, wheat and several brassica crops. It should be used in accordance with climatic conditions and approval of local Authorities.

Active ingredient Butachlor
Formulation 50% EC
Shelf - life Two years under normal storage conditions
Available Packing 250ml, 500ml and 1ltr.
Compatibility Compatible with used Herbicide products.

Mode of Action

Selective systemic herbicide, absorbed primarily by the germinating shoots, and as secondarily by the roots, with translocation throughout the plant, giving higher concentrations in vegetative parts than in reproductive parts.

Features :

  • It is Selective systemic herbicide.
  • It is absorbed primarily by the germinating shoots and secondarily by roots with translocation through out of the plant and acts by inhibition of protein synthesis.
  • Pre- emergence control of most annual grasses, some broad leaved and many aquatic weeds in transplanted rice.
  • Non- phototoxic to paddy, cotton, barley, wheat, groundnuts, sugar beet and some brassicas.
  • Compatible with other herbicides.

Recommendations for Use:

Crop Name of Pest Dosage / HA Dilution in Water
Paddy (Transplanted) Cyperus difformis, Cyperus iria, Echinochloa crusgalli, Echinochloa colonum, Elusine indica, Eclipta alba, Fimbristylis miliacea, Ludwigia purviflora, Sphenoclea zeylancia. 2.5-4.0 ltr 250-500ltr water