Herbicide

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Herbicide Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth

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  • a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth

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Herbicide Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A herbicide is a poison that kills plants. There are many kinds of herbicides, from weedkillers for gardens to Agent Orange which was used to destroy forests in the Vietnam War.



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  • Critics of Dow herbicide ingredient sue U.S. EPA over approval
    By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - A coalition of U.S. farmer and environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to overturn regulatory approval granted last week for a herbicide developed by Dow AgroSciences. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in California, argues that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) did not adequ Read more on this news related to 'Herbicide'
  • Critics of Dow herbicide sue U.S. EPA over approval
    By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - A coalition of U.S. farmer and environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to overturn regulatory approval granted last week for an herbicide developed by Dow AgroSciences. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in California, argues that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) did not adeq Read more on this news related to 'Herbicide'
  • UPDATE 1-Critics of Dow herbicide sue U.S. EPA over approval
    Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in California, argues that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) did not adequately analyze the impact of one of the new herbicide's active ingredients, 2,4-D, before granting approval on Oct. 15 to Dow's Enlist Duo herbicide. The groups are asking the court to set aside the EPA's approval. They claim the EPA& Read more on this news related to 'Herbicide'

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