from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A chemical substance used to destroy or inhibit the growth of plants, especially weeds.
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- n. A substance used to kill plants.
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- n. a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth
The method invented by Heck is used in herbicide production, the academy said.
In his article, Dr. Carrasco describes some disturbing findings in Argentina, where more than 50 million gallons of glyphosate-based herbicide is used on more than 45 million acres of GM soy.
Paraquat is described as a quick-acting, non-selective herbicide, which is poisonous to humans if even a small amount is swallowed or enters the blood stream.
How do we decide if the herbicide is the source of the problem or if the illnesses and complaints are the results of the other stresses of war?
The poison drinkers are called herbicide tolerant.
LibertyLink crops have been modified to resist Ignite herbicide, which is effective on glyphosate-resistant weeds.
This first generation of transgenics were mostly cash crops, such as herbicide-resistant soybeans and maize.
Glyphosate is a non-selective systemic herbicide which is absorbed by the foliage and is translocated throughout the plant.
It is a selective "herbicide" and thus has special importance for cereal farmers.
Three terms used throughout this study need to be defined: "herbicide,"
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