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also cy·an·am·id  (sī-ăn′ə-mĭd)
1. A deliquescent caustic crystalline compound, CH2N2, prepared by treating calcium cyanamide with sulfuric acid.
2. Calcium cyanamide.
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Noun1.cyanamid - a weak soluble dibasic acid (the parent acid of cyanamide salts)
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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The addition of sugar beets to the CLEARFIELD Production System provides growers many new opportunities for their beet production," said Vic Smith, assistant vice president of herbicide tolerant crops at Cyanamid.
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AMVAC has manufactured and formulated Phosdrin for the international market at its Los Angeles manufacturing facility since 1985 for Shell, American Cyanamid and most recently BASE The acquisition is a necessary step to maintain AMVAC's international sales of Phosdrin.
6 /PRNewswire/ -- American Home Products Corporation (NYSE: AHP) today announced a restructuring of its Cyanamid Agricultural Products (Cyanamid) business to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of this business unit in light of current conditions in the global farm economy.
Massimine gained international experience while serving as a director in Cyanamid International and also as a managing director for Cyanamid B.
and American Cyanamid Animal Nutrition and Health Division won the Best of Show category for AUREO S 700 feed additive.
former director of Crop Science Discovery for American Cyanamid Company, was presented the award August 22nd at the ACS annual meeting in New Orleans.
Two months after the signing of the basic contract for the acquisition of the Cyanamid division of the American Home Products Corporation, BASF announced today the organization of the future business.
On March 1, 2000, the Ludwigshafen, Germany-based firm offered to purchase the Cyanamid agricultural products division of American Home Products Corp.