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Adding another effective
option to rice rotations

Saturn® EC Rice Herbicide

Saturn EC the effective option to your rice herbicide rotation. Saturn EC plays an important role in herbicide resistance management strategies and gives rice growers an alternative (Group J) herbicide mode of action for controlling barnyard grass and certain annual sedges, including dirty dora.

Product Type
Active Ingredient
Thiobencarb 800 g/L
Formulation Type
Emulsifiable concentrate
Pack Size
20 L
100 L
1000 L
Chemical Group

Key Features

Plays an important part of any rice herbicide resistance management strategy.

Flexible use in a single application or a split application.

Is a member of the thiocarbamate group of herbicides and has the inhibition of fat synthesis mode of action.

Crop Suitability

Application Usage Notes
Rice Barnyard grass registered in Qld, NSW, Vic, WA
Rice Dirty Dora registered in Qld, NSW, Vic, WA
Rice Rice flatsedge registered in Qld


Saturn EC Rice Herbicide Product Label

Saturn EC Rice Herbicide SDS


Question Answer
1 What weeds does Saturn control? Saturn controls barnyard grass (0 to 3 leaf stage) and certain annual sedges including Dirty Dora (0 to 2 leaf stage) in rice.
2 What is the advantage of Split Saturn over a single application of Saturn? ''Split Saturn' involves applying 2 applications of Saturn. The first, a pre-emergence application, suppresses weed germination of barnyard grass and Dirty Dora. This allows the rice to develop its secondary roots while the weeds are still small, giving rice growers more control over the timing of the second, post-emergence application, and providing better weed control and improving crop safety.
3 Can Saturn be mixed with Taipan and applied at sowing? No. Saturn should not be mixed with Taipan and applied at sowing. However, Saturn can be used at the secondary root stage of the rice to provide excellent control of barnyard grass and Dirty Dora, following the application of Taipan at sowing.

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