Crop Protection

DELETE (Technical: Pretilachlor 50 EC)

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20 March 2024, New Delhi: Delete is a systemic herbicide belonging to the chloroacetamide group, used in the effective control of several weeds in Paddy. The active ingredient is Pretilachlor 50% EC

Mode of Action:

Selective Pre-emergence Broad spectrum herbicide for Paddy. Acting as an inhibitor of Very Long chain fatty acids (VLCFA). Specifically inhibiting electron transfer.

CropsTarget Pest/Disease Dose per Acre (gm/ml)
Transplanted RiceAll sedges, narrow and broad leaf weeds- Echinochloa crusgalli, Echinochloa colonum, Cyperus difformis, Cyperusiria, Fimbristylis milliacea, Eclipta alba, Ludwigia pulviflora Leptochloa chinensis, Monochorea vaginalis, Panicum repens400-600


1.    This is a pre-emergence herbicide & controls grasses, sedges and some broad-leaf weeds in transplanted rice

2.    It provides excellent selectivity on all known varieties of Rice

Also Read: India Initiates Anti-Dumping Investigation on Imports of Pretilachlor from China

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