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    Crop Protection and Seeds Basics - Glufosinate-ammonium


      Glufosinate-ammonium is one of the most widely-applied broad-spectrum herbicides, controlling weeds in a huge variety of crops worldwide. Its unique mode of action makes it ideal to be used in rotation with other herbicides to mitigate weed resistance. 

    What is Glufosinate-ammonium?

    Glufosinate-ammonium is a herbicide ensuring a high degree of crop safety by affecting only the part of a plant where it is applied.

    How does Glufosinate-ammonium work?

    Glufosinate-ammonium is a crop protection product that works by inhibiting an enzyme central to plant metabolism.


    The use of a plant protection product is only authorized if the resulting exposure of the consumer to residues is shown to be less than a toxicological limit which always includes a safety factor of at least 100.


    For more than 30 years, Glufosinate-ammonium has become one of the key herbicides in global agriculture. For farmers, the product offers a unique, simple and effective weed control in a variety of crops, while preserving a balance between the needs of the environment, economy and society.