fluometuron

fluometuron

[¦flü·ō′me·chə ‚rän]
(organic chemistry)
C10H11F3N2O A white, crystalline solid with a melting point of 163-164.5°C; used as a herbicide for cotton and sugarcane. Also known as 1,1-dimethyl-3-(α,α,α-trifluoro-meta-tolyl)urea.
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1 THE TOXICITY OF FLUOMETURON ON THE DEVELPOMENT OF THE JAPANESE MEDAKA (ORYZIAS LA TIPES)
Cotoran(R), with the active ingredient fluometuron, offers premier control of pre- and post-emergence broadleaf weeds and annual grasses.
The most frequently detected pesticides in the agricultural ground water were fluometuron (17 samples), atrazine and its degradation products (16 samples), aldicarb degradation products (7 samples), and norflurazon (7 samples).
A study on one of the three oxbow lake watersheds showed that the traditional cotton herbicide fluometuron was not as effective in soils with high organic matter and clay content.
Algal transformation of fluometuron and atrazine by N-dealkylation.
These algae can absorb and break down herbicides such as atrazine and fluometuron, which are commonly used in corn and cotton production.
Pesticide samples were extracted via Solid Phase Extraction (SPE), and analyzed for fifteen different pesticides using GC-MSD: triclopyr, 2,4-D, tebuthiuron, simazine, atrazine, metribuzin, alachlor, metolachlor, cyanazine, norflurazon, hexazinone, pendimethalin, DDT insecticide degradation product p,p'-DDE, diuron, and fluometuron.
Certain species of one-celled green algae in the lake can metabolize specific soil-applied herbicides, such as atrazine and fluometuron," says Zablotowicz.