Molecular Formula: C15H21NO4
Molecular Weight: 279.3315
Metalaxyl is a phenylamide fungicide with systemic function. Its actinic name is methyl N-(methoxyacetyl)-N-(2,6-xylyl)-DL-alaninate. It can be acclimated to ascendancy Pythium in a amount of vegetable crops, and Phytophthora in peas. Metalaxyl-M is the barter name of the optically authentic stereoisomer.
It is the alive additive in the berry analysis abettor Apron XL LS.
The fungicide has suffered astringent attrition problems. The fungicide was marketed for use adjoin Phytophthora infestans. However in the summer of 1980, in the Republic of Ireland, the crop was devastated by a potato bane catching afterwards a aggressive chase of the oomycete appeared. Irish farmers after auspiciously sued the aggregation for their losses.
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