Bentazon

Trade name(s) Basagran, BasagranT/O

Manufacturer(s) BASF, Arysta, Winfield

Formulation(s) 4 or 5 lb/gal soluble concentrate

Remarks A selective herbicide to control many broadleaf weeds and yellow nutsedge. Rain within 24 hours after application may reduce effectiveness. Bentazon is a postemergence contact spray, so thorough coverage is essential.

Water solubility 500 ppm

Storage conditions Store between 32° and 122°F. Warm to 70°F and agitate until crystals dissolve, or do not use.

Acute toxicity LD50 - 1,860 mg/kg

Action in plant Inhibits photosynthesis.

Site of action Group 6: photosystem II inhibitor

Chemical family Benzothiadiazole

Koc Average is 34 mL/g