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Synonyms for herbicide

a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth

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But in 2015 the World Health Organization said that glyphosate probably causes cancer.
In November of 2017, EU countries voted to renew the licence of glyphosate for five years, despite the concerns surrounding it.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer says glyphosate is "probably carcinogenic," which has led California to require warning labels on glyphosate products, the Associated Press reported.
After its mammoth takeover of US seeds and pesticides maker Monsanto for USD63 billion last year, Bayer has been battered with a wave of lawsuits over the flagship herbicide, based on its active ingredient glyphosate.
cancer" Weilin Wu, health information officer at Cancer Research UK, says: "There is some evidence that people who are exposed to very high levels of glyphosate, for example through their job, may have a small increased risk of certain types of cancer.
[USPRwire, Tue Jul 30 2019] Global Glyphosate Market: Introduction Glyphosate is a herbicide which is used to kill weeds in agricultural as well as in nonagricultural landscapes.
A report submitted to Edinburgh's Transport and Environment Committee in August last year revealed that some studies suggest that glyphosate has potential links to cancer, while others have associated glyphosate use with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and reproductive problems.
There is only one study that concludes that glyphosate may cause cancer, many others don't.Using the US jury decision to call for a glyphosate ban is also rather desperate.
A new round of laboratory tests revealed that glyphosate was detected in every sample.
The world's most widely used weed killer also may be killing bees indirectly, as research from the University of Texas, Austin, shows that honey bees exposed to glyphosate lose some of the beneficial bacteria in their guts and are more susceptible to infection and death from harmful bacteria.
courts and highest award to date by a jury after finding glyphosate to be carcinogenic highlights the legal risks and mounting cost to the company of the burgeoning litigation it faces over its widely-used herbicide.
This is the first case in the glyphosate JCCP coordinated proceeding to go to trial.
On the issue of using Glyphosate to control weed, the Antis had always linked Glyphosate with GM crops.
Concerned resident Mark Binnersley has accused Dudley Council of recklessness for favouring herbicides containing glyphosate.