amitrole


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amitrole

(ˈæmɪˌtrəʊl)
n
a non-selective systemic herbicide used on non-food crops to control grasses and weeds
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Necrosis of tubular and surrounding haematopoietic cells, pycknosis and karyorrhexis of kidney tissue were observed when coho salmon was exposed to Amitrole for 144 h (Rand and Petrocelli, 1985).
Cytogenetic effects of 2,4-D and amitrole in relation to nuclear volume and DNA content in some higher plants, Can.
En relacion con otros efectos endocrinos, solo la inhibicion tiroidea por el Amitrole y el Mancozeb han sido observados tanto en animales como en humanos (20).
It was more than a decade before Freeman (1988) reported detectable levels of simazine and amitrole in the drainage waters of Styx River from an orchard near Christchurch.
Rats and mice that were exposed to amitrole developed thyroid and liver tumors (Council on Scientific Affairs, 1988).