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  • noun A particular chloroacetanilide herbicide.

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  • The herbicide alachlor, which the US agreed to phase out in the 1990s and which has been banned in Europe because of its toxicity has seeped back into use in the U.S.

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  • Besides being the world's largest GMO seed producer, Monsanto makes a stew of toxic chemicals and spreads them globally - including glyphosate herbicide, alachlor, and butachlor.

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  • Some herbicides such as trifluralin (0.5 kg a.i./ha) * and alachlor (3 kg a.i./ha) require incorporation into the soil by tilling or rotovating the top 10 cm.

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  • The filter socks also reduced the concentrations of the herbicide alachlor by 18% and the herbicide glyphosate (Roundup) by 5% in runoff from the tilled field.

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  • The filter socks also reduced the concentrations of the herbicide alachlor by 18% and the herbicide glyphosate (Roundup) by

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  • The drainage from the enormous mechanized farms of the heartland, and from millions of suburban lawns, is rich with pesticides and fertilizers like atrazine, alachlor, cyanazine, and metolachlor.

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  • -- Analysis of herbicide degradates (breakdown products of the parent compound) included the finding that 11 percent of water samples had desethylatrazine, 11 percent had acetochlor ESA (ethane sulfonic acid), 27 percent had alachlor ESA, 33 percent had metolachlor ESA and 8 percent had metolachlor OXA (oxanilic acid).

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  • -- One or more of the pesticides acetochlor, alachlor and trifluralin were detected in less than 1 percent of wells.

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  • - chemical control (linuron plus alachlor) in beans and atrazione plus metolachlor in maize;

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  • 49-52 (1994) [6] Hanioka, N.; Watanabe, K.; Yoda, R.; Ando, M.: Effect of alachlor on hepatic cytochrome P 450 enzymes in rats.

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