Name: Maleic hydrazide
Other name: 1,2-Dihydro-3,6-pyradizinedione; 3,6-Dihydroxypyridazine；Pyridazine-3,6-diol； 6-Hydroxy-2H-pyrimidin-2-one
Appearance: white powder
Package: 100g, 1Kg, 25Kg
Availability: 5000Kgs in stock
Applications: plant growth inhibitor；used as herbicide; organic intermediates
Maleic hydrazide is a synthetic compound which has a plant growth regulating action. It is used as a foliar treatment of potatoes to prevent volunteer formation and sprouting during storage. It can also be used pre-harvest to suppress sprout formation in onions. Maleic hydrazide has a mutagenic effect on the cells and prevents cell division in tubers as well as an inhibitory effect on biosynthetic activity. It is also used in combination with various herbicides (dicamba and MCPA) as well as fatty acids, to control unwanted vegetation in amenity turf and ornamental gardens.
Maleic hydrazide is a white crystal powder with good solubility in polar organic solvent. UCHEM has been supplying maleic hydrazide with capacity 30 metric ton per month and high quality.