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Arylex™ Active

Bringing sunflower management to a higher level

Arylex™ active belongs to a new class of chemistry: Arylpicolinates is the first member of this new chemical class which is a new strutural class within HRACs Group O (synthetic auxins). Arylex active will be the first Arylpicolinate member on sunflower.

When talking with growers* about their key challenges when growing Sunflower, their comments are quite consistent across major Sunflower growing countries like Ukraine, Russia, Hungary, Romania, France and Bulgaria.

  • Lack of profitability
  • More and more unpredictable & extreme weather
  • Pests, weeds and diseases management
  • Lack of labour force or skilled labour force
  • Regulation (mainly the withdrawal of crop protection products leading to limited solutions)

*2019 market research across countries, more than 500 sunflower growers interviewed.

It is very clear that growers are looking to improve the profitability of the crop and keep under control the many challenges associated with growing sunflower. Arylex™ will deliver on this promise as it has the following features and attributes leading to some unique benefits for the farmers: 

Ambrosia issue in Europe

Key Benefits

High level of efficacy on difficult weeds

sunflower seeds

High level of efficacy on difficult weeds, even resistant types such as Ambrosia, Xanthium, Chenopodium, Abutilon leading to optimizing yield, enabling compliance with Ambrosia regulation to reduce pollen allergen

Can be safely applied in post-emergence


Can be applied in post-emergence on all sunflower hybrids; bringing possibility to choose the best variety. The opportunity for targeted application limits environmental pressure of herbicides

Less dependent on climatic conditions


Less dependent on climatic conditions, weeds, stages and no carry over resulting in an overall better management of the time and more freedom in crop rotation.

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