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BASF’s cinmethylin receives first new mode of action classification by Herbicide Resistance Action Committee since 1985

The active ingredient cinmethylin is is an Herbicide Resistance Action Committee (HRAC) class “Group Q” or “30”, which stands for the inhibition of the enzyme family fatty acid thioesterase (FAT). These enzymes are vital for plant cell membrane development and function. Their inhibition disrupts germination and the emergence of grass weeds. This active fills a need for effective and sustainable grass weed management programs, where rotating multiple modes of action is essential to fight resistance.
Source: AGRO WEEKLY June 9, 2020

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