Molecular Formula: 26H23F2NO4
Molecular Weight: 451.46
Fludioxonil is a non-systemic fungicide, alien in 1993 by Ciba-Geigy (now Syngenta). It is acclimated for the analysis crops (particularly cereals, fruits and vegetables, and oramental plants; generally in aggregate with addition fungicide such as cyprodinil). Brand names from Syngenta cover Celest (seed treatment) and Switch (fludioxonil + cyprodinil for spraying on crops). Fludioxonil is acclimated adjoin Fusarium, Rhizoctonia, Alternaria and Botrytis cinerea.
It is baneful to angle and added amphibian organisms. Care have to be taken to absolute its addition to the environment.
Its approach of activity is to arrest transport-associated phosphorylation of glucose, which reduces mycelial advance rate.
What is Fludioxonil?