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alar

[′ā·lər]
(biology)
Winglike or pertaining to a wing.
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Rosen, "The Death of Daminozide," in Pesticides and Alternatives, ed.
The function of daminozide is largely cosmetic, but it does offer economic advantages to both the grower and consumer.
The most disturbing problem with daminozide is that children may be most affected by it.
The Institute issued a statement calling "completely without basis" any claims that daminozide has been a known carcinogen for 16 years.
Consumers Union study: The consumer protection organization tested for Alar in apples using the Conditt method, which is said to detect daminozide at lower levels than did the organization's 1987 tests conducted by the PAM II method (the same one the U.
Interim data from a new study show that a metabolite of daminozide -- a plant-growth regulator used primarily on apples -- causes blood-vessel tumors in mice, according to Jack Moore, acting deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Since EPA first proposed banning daminozide in 1985 (SN: 9/7/85, p.
Take apple juice, a childhood favorite that has been found to contain daminozide, a suspected carcinogen, and its more potent metabolite UDMH SN: 9/7/85, p.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has decided not to pursue an immediate ban on daminozide, a plant-growth regulator that the agency suspects may be a potent carcinogen (SN:9/7/85, p.
Now, the panel reports, the studies on which EPA based its claim that daminozide was a likely human carcinogen do not support EPA's assessment of a health risk.
In the United States, 75 percent of all daminozide, the carcinogenic plant-growth regulator that the Environmental Protection Agency will seek to ban (SN: 9/7/85, p.
As a reslt, the agency will seek to ban daminozide.