Sodium chlorate has also emerged as effective defoliant
in agriculture industry.
The company produced "Agent Orange," a defoliant
used in the Vietnam War that was linked to cancer cases in army veterans.
Agent Orange was a defoliant
sprayed by US forces to destroy jungles and uncover the enemy's hiding places.
Former Patriots and Veterans Affairs Minister Park Sung-choon is suffering from cancer due to exposure to a chemical defoliant
while performing his military duty back in the early 1970s.
He said, "The contamination by defoliant
in Vietnam is a big social issue in history, and Shimizu Corporation has been concerned with this problem.
The company states: "During the balance of 2018, we anticipate strong performance from a number of key components of our business, including seasonally higher sales of soil fumigants and our cotton defoliant
In Vietnam, meanwhile, the indiscriminate spraying of Agent Orange not only accounted for hundreds of thousands of deaths, but children are still being born with deformities associated with their parents' exposure to the deadly defoliant
Yn 1961 fe'i cyflogwyd gan lwodraeth yr UDA i wneud gwaith ymchwil ar gnydau, ac o 1963-67 bu'n ymchwilio i effeithiau cemegau diddeilio (defoliant
The USS Carl Vinson will make a four-day port call to the central city of Danang for a highly symbolic trip that will include a visit to a center for victims of Agent Orange, the toxic defoliant
sprayed over large swathes of land by the US during the Vietnam war.
You'll need to use less and less defoliant
as the season progresses.
Monsanto, once the manufacturer of DDT and another toxic defoliant
, Agent Orange, has expanded its global commercial agriculture empire by claiming gene patents on genetically modified seed products and synthetic hormones for agriculture.