dichlorophenoxyacetic acid


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di•chlo′ro•phe•nox′y•a•ce′tic ac′id

(daɪˈklɔr oʊ fɪˈnɒk si əˈsi tɪk, -əˈsɛt ɪk, daɪˈkloʊr-, daɪˌklɔr oʊ fɪˌnɒk-, daɪˌkloʊr-)

n.
a crystalline powder, C8H6O3Cl2, used for killing weeds. Also called 2,4-D.
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Some of the literatures on AC include those prepared from Barhi date seeds for removing 2,4- dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) herbicide was determined from batch tests [13].
Agent Orange was a mixture of 2,4 dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4, D) and trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5,T).
These explants were inoculated on MS medium supplemented with growth regulators: two auxins, 2,4 dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and 4-amino 3,5,6 trichloro-2-pyridinecarboxylic (picloram), and two cytokinins, kinetin (KIN) and 6-benzyl amino purine (BAP).
Other groups [11-13] used other growth regulators like indolbutyric acid (IBA) 24- dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (24-D) or kinetin (kin) with different plants such as Avicennia Triticum Vigna sinensis and Zea mays.