2,4-D

(redirected from dichlorophenoxyacetic acid)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to dichlorophenoxyacetic acid: trichlorophenoxyacetic acid

2,4-D:

see herbicideherbicide
, chemical compound that kills plants or inhibits their normal growth. A herbicide in a particular formulation and application can be described as selective or nonselective.
..... Click the link for more information.
.

2,4-D

(organic chemistry)
References in periodicals archive ?
5 cm root) were excised from 1-month-old aseptic seedlings and cultured on MS media supplemented with various plant hormones, such as indole-3-butyric acid (IBA), 6- furfurylaminopurine (Kinetin), naphthalene acetic acid (NAA), benzyl aminopurine (BAP), 2,4- dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and 4-amino-3,5,6- trichloro-2-pyridinecarboxylic acid (Picloram) at different concentrations to obtain optimum shoot formation and induction of roots.
Degradation of 2,4-D dichlorophenoxyacetic acid by mixed cultures of bacteria.
Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, 2,4- (2,4-D): environmental aspects (EHC 84, 1989)".
Testing of genotoxic affects of 2,4 dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) using multiple genetic assay systems of plants.