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Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

OXYFLUORFEN

Trade Name: Goal

Group 14

Site of Action: Inhibitors of protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO or Protox)

Symptoms:

  • Leaves turn yellow then brown and die
  • Reddish-coloured spotting on the leaf surface may appear shortly after application
  • Plants that do not die may be stunted for a week or so
  • Crop oils and other additives may increase plant injury
  • Not prone to resistance

Uptake and Translocation

  • Contact herbicide causing immediate injury with little to no movement

Persistence:
Half-life in soil: 35 days
Both photo and microbial degradation.