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Author(s):Massey, Garry D.
Author Affiliation:3M Company, Fresno, CA
Title:Mefluidide: Plant growth regulator
Meeting Info.:Salt Lake City, Utah: March 18-20, 1980
Source:1980 Proceedings of the Western Society of Weed Science. Vol. 33, 1980, p. 58.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Newark, California: Western Society of Weed Science
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Mefluidide; Plant growth regulators; Product profile
Abstract/Contents:"Mefluidide (N-[2,4-dimethyl-5-([(trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl]amino) phenyl]acetamide) is now registered with EPA as a plant growth regulator for use on turf grasses. The turf species presently labeled include Kentucky bluegrass, tall fescue, common bermudagrass, red fescue, chewing fescue, St. Augustine, centipede, quackgrass, perennial ryegrass, Reed canarygrass, and kikuyugrass. Growth regulator activity includes grass retardation and seedhead suppression. Woody ornamental and tree growth regulation have also been noted with this chemical. Other areas of research include weed control in soybeans and as an agent to enhance quality in forage crops, including pasture grasses. It is formulated as a diethanolamine salt solution and contains 2.0 lbs mefluidide per gallon (240 grams per liter). The formulation is stable under normal conditions of storage. Present toxicological information indicates that the formulated chemical has oral (rat) and dermal (rabbit) LD50 of >5000 mg/kg. The formulation is nonirritating to skin, minimum irritating to eyes, and is of a low order of toxicity to fish and wildlife."
Language:English
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Massey, G. D. 1980. Mefluidide: Plant growth regulator. Proc. West. Soc. Weed Sci. 33:p. 58.
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