weed killer

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Noun1.weed killer - a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growthweed killer - a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth
Agent Orange - a herbicide used in the Vietnam War to defoliate forest areas
As, atomic number 33, arsenic - a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar
atrazine - a synthetic compound derived from triazine that is widely used as an agricultural herbicide; "atrazine is thought to cause cancer and is banned in some European countries"
chemical, chemical substance - material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
linuron - a herbicide that kills weeds without harming vegetables
paraquat - a poisonous yellow solid used in solution as a herbicide
silvex - a herbicide that is effective in controlling woody plants but is toxic to animals
simazine - a herbicide used to control weeds (especially among crops)
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Zap tough perennials such as docks, dandelions, horsetail, ground elder and nettles with glyphosate-free Roundup Speed Ultra weed killer. It hits roots and top growth.
A Nairobi-based company that leases out tractors to farmers in a bid to boost food production, has urged the government to ban a popular herbicide which has been associated with cancerTingA East Africa has appealed to the government to phase out the glyphosate-based weed killer popularly known as roundup.
Jo Tawlks AI'D use weed killer, then once it takes effect, remove the weeds by hand.
Jo Tawlks AI'D USE weed killer, then, once it takes effect, remove the weeds by hand.
The $80.27 million settlement that Bayer AG ((https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/BAYRY?p=BAYRY&.tsrc=fin-srch) BAYRY ) was ordered to pay to a California man that claimed its Roundup weed killer caused his cancer has seen the award amount reduced to $25.27 million.
lawsuits alleging that its weed killer Roundup causes cancer should be dismissed because the U.S.
It is this acid and some dishwashing soap mixed together that form an effective, safe weed killer. The acetic acid draws moisture from the leaves of the weeds and the dish soap acts as a surfactant that actually helps the vinegar stick to the surface of the leaves of the pesky weeds.
EXTRA training on spraying weed killer is to be given to council staff in Wrexham amid concerns about products with alleged links to cancer.
Try pulling them up by their roots and in areas where it is safe to do so, lay sufficient weed killer to ensure that they do not come back again, ensuring that you apply the weed killer in accordance with the instructions.
She repeatedly broke into their garden, bombarded them with nuisance calls and sprayed weed killer on their lawn.
I sprayed them with weed killer but they have all sprung up again.
Croydon Council is going to reconsider using a weed killer, potentially linked to cancer, in parks across the borough.