Dicamba is benzoic acid derivative that is used as an herbicide of broad-leaf plants. It has specifically been used for plant selection and studying herbicide resistance. Dicamba is a synthetic form of the hormone auxin, a plant growth hormone. By impersonating auxin, dicamba promotes unregulated cell growth which will exhaust a plants resources and ultimately result in cell death.
MW: 221.04 g/mol
Storage/Handling: Store desiccated at 4°C.
Soluble in ethanol and acetone.
PubChem Chemical ID: 3030