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a chemical that is sprayed on plants and causes their leaves to fall off

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In April last year, Park was diagnosed with stage-four prostate cancer caused by the aftereffects of his exposure to the defoliant in 1971 when he served his military mission as a frontline platoon leader during the Vietnam War.
"As a matter of fact, there are still lots of people in Vietnam suffering from the influence of defoliant. We know about it through "Viet Nguyen and Duc Nguyen".
Horticultural vinegar, with an acetic acid concentration of 10 to 20 percent (stronger than household vinegar, at 5 percent), is often used for making defoliants for controlling weeds, including poison ivy.
Over $100 million has been allocated to clean up the Da Nang airport, one of 28 "hot spots" for defoliant contamination in Vietnam.
AWELSH journalist who tirelessly fought to raise the awareness of Vietnam Warera defoliant Agent Orange has won a top journalism award in Japan.
According to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) website, "While The Wall shows the names of those soldiers who died in the war, veterans who suffered from medical issues caused by their service in Vietnam Co exposure to defoliant spray and psychological wounds Co are absent from The Wall.
The spike occurred when the VA decided to revisit 150,000 resolved cases and take on 100,000 new cases involving the Vietnam War-era defoliant Agent Orange, which may cause several conditions such as ischemic heart disease, certain cancers, Parkinson's disease, type 2 diabetes and others.
Uzbekistan proposed Kyrgyzstan to acquire chemical remedies for agriculture, in particular magnesium chlorate defoliant for defoliation of cotton.
But the toxic effects of one of the most brutal wars of the 20th century carry on - and a Welsh journalist in Japan is warning that Agent Orange, the toxic defoliant used by US forces to rob Vietcong fighters of jungle cover and crops, is a problem of today, particularly in Okinawa, Japan, a major supply hub for the US military in the Vietnam conflict.
In Vietnam, in addition to dropping napalm on women and children, the Americans dropped 'agent orange' a defoliant chemical which destroyed plants, poisoned the land, had devastating effects on children.
The Parousha bedding collection is made with Parousha yarns, grown under ecological conditions and handharvested without the use of defoliant chemicals.
plant in Newark, a manufacturer of Agent Orange, a defoliant used in the Vietnam war.
Agency for International Development (USAID), Tetra Tech will support the first U.S.-funded remediation of contamination resulting from the use of chemical herbicides and defoliant during the Vietnam War.