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par·a·quat

 (păr′ə-kwŏt′)
n.
A toxic nonpersistent contact herbicide, C12H14 N2, usually formulated as its colorless dichloride salt, C12H14Cl2N2, or yellow bismethyl sulfate salt, C12H14N2O8S2.

Paraquat

(ˈpærəˌkwɒt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) trademark a yellow extremely poisonous soluble solid used in solution as a weedkiller
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Noun1.paraquat - a poisonous yellow solid used in solution as a herbicide
herbicide, weed killer, weedkiller - a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth
Translations

Paraquat

® [ˈpærəkwɒt] Nherbicida m

paraquat

n paraquat m
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Paraquat (1,1-dimethyl-4,4-bipyridininum ion) is one of the most common contact and non-selective herbicide for exterminating vegetative pests, is used for controlling terrestrial weeds and aquatic plants in different countries and its presence is reported in many water sources of the world (Filizadeh, 2002; Ye et al., 2002; Gao et al., 2010; Ismail et al., 2011).
During the last few decades, a number of analytical methods have been reported for the identification and quantitation of paraquat in biological samples, which includes spectrophotometry [7,8], gas chromatography (GC) [9], gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) [10,11], high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) [12,13], high performance liquid chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry (HPLC-MS) [14], resonance light scattering technique (RLST) [15], voltammetry [16], and derivative spectroscopy [17].
Paraquat (PQ), or 1,1'-dimethyl-4,4,-bipyridinium, is a nonselective contact herbicide commonly used to control broadleaf and grassy weeds.
Paraquat (PQ) is a widely used herbicide with extremely high poisoning mortality due to high toxicity and lack of effective therapies.
Table Pyridine Major Consumers from Paraquat Industry
Full Story -WITH PARAQUAT Firm fined PS200k for accident which let 3.5 Gillian Augustine: Introduce a new test for motorway driving, including those who already have a licence.
Wears presentation was titled Autophagy Resumption by Ubisol-Q10 Ameliorates Alzheimers Disease Symptoms and Pathologies; Veghs poster explored Neuroprotective and Anti-inflammatory Effects of Combined Treatment with Ubisol-Q10 and Ashwagandha Root Extract in a Paraquat Induced Rat Model of Parkinsons Disease.
Nigeria's National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Wednesday, announced plans to ban the use of paraquat by farmers amid mounting evidence that the product hurts applicators and the environment.
At his house, police found an opened bottle of paraquat, a highly toxic weed killer, according to CNA.
In the Cerrado of Goias, the first application of 2,4-D, and then another one exclusively with the herbicides carfentrazone-ethyl, paraquat, saflufenacil, paraquat + diuron or glufosinate-ammonium, resulted in regrowth percentage higher than 22% in 2013 and more than 18% in 2014.
Mohd Ali said the 15-year-old victim's father was told on June 28 that his son had been attacked from behind at a school washroom, before being forced to drink Paraquat.