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Synonyms for herbicide

a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth

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The GRDC Pre-Harvest Herbicide Use Fact Sheet provides information about stewardship for in-crop herbicide use late in the season and product registrations for pre-harvest weed control and desiccation.
2,4-D herbicide is likely to be the fastest-growing segment of the global herbicides market during the forecast period.
Opponents of SB 613 insist that reports of human exposure to herbicides - such as the 2013 incident near Gold Beach, in which about 40 people say they were sickened after a helicopter sprayed herbicide over their homes - are usually the result of pilots not following rules that are already in place.
Success of a herbicide application is dependent upon weed species, the timeliness and thoroughness of application, conditions at the time of application, herbicide rate and crop management after the application.
Glyphosate, a glycine derivative broad-spectrum & non-selective herbicide holds the largest market share among other herbicides, globally.
TABLE 1: Important herbicide modes of action [Table omitted]
Critics say more study is needed on the effects of the herbicide and they are concerned it could endanger public health.
Among the main types of pesticides found in the country include herbicide, insecticide, fungicide and rodenticide.
In the study, which appeared in the open-access, peer-reviewed journal Environmental Sciences Europe, Benbrook writes that the emergence and spread of glyphosate-resistant weeds is strongly correlated with the upward trajectory in herbicide use.
No herbicide has ever been used to the extent glyphosate has," says Stephen Duke of the U.
The first widely used herbicide was 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, often abbreviated 2,4-D.
Dow AgroSciences (DAS) and Pioneer Hi-Bred announce they have entered into a commercial cross-licensing agreement in which DAS is licensing non-exclusively its proprietary herbicide tolerant trait technology for soybeans to Pioneer which is licensing non-exclusively its proprietary Optimum GAT trait for soybeans to DAS.
Leading herbicide expert Dr Chris Preston, of the Weeds CRC and the University of Adelaide, believes the introduction of GM herbicide-tolerant crops can provide real benefits to agriculture, but there are clear lessons from the Canadian and US experience that Australia must not ignore.
Its research director Graham Jellis said pre-emergence herbicides had a role to play in the control of herbicide-resistant populations and post-emergence herbicides should be applied to small weeds.
The exposed stumps are painted with herbicide to inhibit regrowth.