Recent Examples of herbicide from the Web
Atrazine: A herbicide, found within legal limits and above state and national averages.
A provision of the bill eliminating the use of herbicides and pesticides on certain county properties, which was not part of the lawsuit filed by a group of homeowners and pesticide companies, took effect in July.
In the past five years, Seattle Center has sprayed an average of 130 gallons per year of herbicides on its shrub beds, tree pits and hardscape, according to city data.
The seeds did improve yield compared with the local Obatanpa variety, but Ghanaians couldn’t afford to purchase more for the following year’s crop; ditto the chemical inputs (pesticides, herbicides, synthetic fertilizers) that ensured success.
The perpetrator also drilled a half-inch diameter hole into each tree, Himel said, adding that the only purpose of that is to put herbicide inside.
Since then, the district has been using Avenger, an organic herbicide.
Do not use grass clippings from a lawn that was treated recently with a herbicide.
The company is appealing a Superior Court decision from March that allowed state regulators to move forward with putting the warning labels on the herbicide.
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First Known Use: 1899See Words from the same year
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