Product specifications

Active ingredients

Adjust™ SL plant growth regulator is based on a chlormequat chloride (CCC) formulation. CCC is a proven active ingredient used successfully for many years in Europe and Canada. CCC has proven efficient in increasing stem strength, reducing stem height, and preventing lodging and the many risks and costs associated with it.

Adjust SL enables plants to respond under conditions as low as 34°F. This allows maximum manipulation of rooting and tillering, which are largely determined during cool, early growth periods.

Adjust SL technical specifications
Formulation Soluble liquid (SL) concentrate
Physical state Liquid
Color Gold brown
Odor Amine-like
Active ingredient (2-Chloroethyl)trimethylammonium chloride: 54.78%;* other ingredients: 45.22%

*Adjust SL is a soluble liquid containing 5.18 lb of (2-chloroethyl)trimethylammonium chloride per gallon.

Mode of action

CCC inhibits gibberellin production in plants. Gibberellins are plant hormones that regulate plant developmental processes, including cell elongation and cell division, which give plants their height. CCC inhibits the early stages of gibberellin production and has a long residual activity. CCC has a slow onset of action. In combination with its long residual activity, it works gradually in the plant in a less stressful way. Application with CCC results in a reduction in plant height while the stems thicken. Shorter and thicker stems are, in turn, less prone to lodging, and any potential yield losses are minimized.

CCC is systemic and acts on the stem, leaves, and roots. It is applied as a foliar spray. Since its introduction for use as a plant growth regulator in cereals in 1965, CCC has become the standard in Europe for lodging control in cereals.

Handling and safety instructions

  • Restricted entry interval: 12 hours
  • Personal protective equipment is required for all mixers, loaders, applicators and other handlers:
    • Long-sleeve shirt and long pants
    • Shoes and socks
    • Waterproof or chemical-resistant gloves
  • Always read and follow label directions.

Adjust SL is labeled for wheat, barley, oats and triticale in the U.S.

Close-up of oats in a field


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Certain statements may not be applicable in all geographical regions. Product labeling and associated claims may differ based on government requirements.
Pending EPA registration, Adjust SL is not yet registered for sale or use in the U.S.