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Synonyms for herbicide

a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth

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The panel agreed with Health Canada's assessment that 2,4-D can be used safely when used according to label directions, with some uses requiring additional protective measures.
Human lung fibroblasts were exposed to various concentrations of 2,4-D, MCPA, FGF 1, FGF6 and FGF10.
The report directly contradicts a recent re-assessment of 2,4-D by Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency, which found the product does not cause cancer and can be used safely on lawns if directions are followed.
As it turned out, the herbicides 2,4-D and endothall tainted the well water within just a few days in amounts that continued to climb for another 7 weeks.
In China, as of the end of 2011, the capacity of 2,4-D technical has reached over 65,000t/a, maintaining an oversupply situation.
Results show a clear delay in development in subsequent generations of flies exposed to 3mM 2,4-D and MCPA during their lifetime.
Exposure profiles were characterized with 24-hr urine 2,4-D concentrations, which then were related to potential predictors of exposure.
The plant growth regulator 2,4-D has greater mobility and lower oxidation and conjugation rates, and so it would be efficient for promoting calli together with indole acetic acid (IAA) or naphthalene acetic acid (NAA), explaining the results obtained in this paper (Naz & Khatoon, 2014).
Thus, this study aimed to evaluate the residual effect of the herbicides glyphosate, 2,4-D and increasing doses of the mixture glyphosate + 2,4-D in the desiccation performed at the end of the soybean crop on the maize crop cultivated in succession in soils of different textures (Red Yellow Latosol and Quartzarenic Neosol).
High TSS:TA with 2,4-D might be due to higher TSS (data not given) and lower TA of juice while, reverse results was seen by Spm and Put treatment (Table 4).
Similarly, not a single governmental agency has deemed 2,4-D a carcinogen.
A plan under consideration by the Obama administration would result in at least a three-fold increase in use of the herbicide 2,4-D on U.
Named for the colored band on its transport tanks, Agent Orange was a cocktail of chemicals, including an herbicide called 2,4-D.
The herbicide known as 2,4-D has had limited use in corn and soybean farming because it becomes toxic to the plants early in their growth.