herbicide

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  • noun

Synonyms for herbicide

a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth

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The EFSA's finding counters an assessment earlier this year by the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), that glyphosate is a "probable human carcinogen.
But the chemical has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years in part because scientists and environmentalists have warned that weed resistance to glyphosate has become a significant problem that impacts crop production.
There is currently no regulatory limit for the amount of glyphosate in breast milk anywhere in the world.
Although glyphosate is quickly bound to clay minerals of the soil matrix (Zhou et al.
Mexico, The Netherlands, and Russia have put in place bans or restrictions on the sale of glyphosate.
I just finished reading your article on GMOs and glyphosate.
And if all of this doesn't sound bad enough, glyphosate can be reactivated by phosphate.
Glyphosate is the world's most widely used pesticide, generating around PS1billion in global sales.
Despite this list, in 2013 the Environmental Protection Agency, after being petitioned in early 2012 by Monsanto, astonishingly increased acceptable levels of glyphosate residue in fruits and vegetables, even though Roundup has never been assessed for long-term safety by regulators.
Monsanto has patented glyphosate as an antimicrobial.
Concerns about glyphosate are by no means restricted to Argentina.
Now, based on recent greenhouse trials, it appears the fungus will also infect and kill or weaken Palmer amaranth, including weed biotypes that can resist glyphosate and other herbicides, such as triazines.
BROOKFIELD - A red flag has been raised over the planned use of the herbicide glyphosate to control a reed called phragmites in about 2 acres of marshland where Willow Brook empties into the Quaboag River behind the Brookfield Cemetery on Route 9.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Residents of 18 European states were tested positively to traces of glyphosate, a globally used weed killer, a study said.