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Synonyms for herbicide

a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth

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In parallel, Evogene continues to establish biological proof that these chemical compounds indeed inhibit the identified novel herbicide targets, representing a novel MoA.
In conjunction, Valor SX Herbicide will again be part of the programme for 2018.
Non-target-site herbicide resistance mechanisms can occur due to increased metabolism and compartmentalization, a reduction in absorption or the differential translocation of the herbicide molecule (Powles & Yu, 2010; Delye, Jasieniuk, & Le Corre, 2013).
The task force could not have reached its consensus without mutual trust in the good intentions of all members, and trust in the county's willingness to accept limitations on herbicide use.
An Adjuvant is any compound which is added to herbicide formulation or tank mixture to enhance the efficacy of herbicides.
The third generation of Herbicide Booster is designed with smaller particles to blend quickly with all types of herbicide chemistry.
6, 31, 36 and 31% decline in bacteria, actinomycetes, fungi population, urease, dehydrogenase and alkaline phosphatase activity was observed, respectively where the herbicide was applied at 2250 mL ha-1 during the year 2012-2013.
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.
TABLE 1: Important herbicide modes of action [Table omitted]
The plots had been cleared during the winter with glyphosate (such as Roundup) and Shark (carfentrazone, a contact herbicide that is mixed with glyphosate to help control some of the tolerant weeds).
WASHINGTON -- Faced with tougher and more resistant weeds, corn and soybean farmers are anxiously awaiting government decisions on a new version of a popular herbicide -- and on genetically modified seeds to grow crops designed to resist it.
The types of insecticide and herbicide each accounted for 42.
Nine papers and panels consider such aspects as the epidemiology of herbicide resistance, the Australian experience of managing herbicide resistance and its contrasts with the US, impediments to using best management practices, a social science perspective on weed management practices, and the land-grant approach.
In plant biotechnology applications, the use of herbicide tolerance genes have created new approaches with the obtained herbicide tolerant plants.