Selective prephytic herbicide of the group of dinitroanilins. It is applied by spraying the soil with 20-40 liters of spraying liquid per acre, a pressure lower than 2 atm and low-dispersing nozzles of droplets. During application the soil should be finely chopped and free from weeds. Incorporation should follow at a depth of 5-10 cm. with milling machine or disc harrow passing 2 crossed passages at a right angle, as soon as possible and not later than 4 hours from the application. Avoid its use in sandy, shallow soils (risk of phytotoxicity), as well as in soils containing more than 10% organic matter (reduced effectiveness). Sowing or transplanting is done immediately after application up to 6 weeks later. It is not applied after sowing or transplanting.