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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Herbicide Sample Sentences in News


  • Crop herbicides play a role in shrinking monarch population
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped millions of acres of crucial plant habitat. Read more on this news related to 'Herbicide'
  • Herbicide-resistant crops play a role in shrinking monarch butterfly population
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped millions of acres of crucial plant habitat. Read more on this news related to 'Herbicide'
  • FMC Corp. (FMC) Clinches Global Rights to Novel Herbicide - Analyst Blog
    FMC Corp. (FMC) has secured worldwide rights to a new proprietary herbicide. Read more on this news related to 'Herbicide'

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