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weed killer:

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.
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Later this month, the agency will return to controlling the vegetation growth along the highway segment with the weed killer and other "integrated vege tation management" methods it uses statewide.
Could it be related to the weed killer or is it a virus?
Weeds blanketing the lawn can be treated by a combined feed and weed killer.
Our testing highlights a serious lack of action by public authorities across Europe and indicates that this weed killer is being widely overused," the group said.
Washington, May 28 ( ANI ): Exposure to pesticides, or bug and weed killers, and solvents is likely associated with a higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a large analysis of more than 100 studies from around the world has revealed.
Monsanto" and "Seminis and Monsanto bringing weed killer GMO food to your table.
Surely the council cannot be that short of funds that they cannot at least spray the pavements and gutters with weed killer on a regular basis during the peak growing season?
I AM surprised that G Wilks, (Examiner, August 15) should have any appreciation at all for the weed killer spraying of street-side weeds, let alone counting it as a job well done.
Coun Singh is calling on the city council to take action against dandelions after delays in spraying the streets with weed killer.
Paul Francois, the 47-year-old farmer, claimed in his suit that he suffered various health problems--including memory loss, headaches and instability--after he accidentally inhaled Lasso weed killer, a Monsanto product, in 2004.
GreenSteam Solutions has introduced a weed killer that uses blistering steam to eliminate pesky weeds in parking lots, sidewalks and other hard paved surfaces.
Councillor John Alden, chairman of the city's leisure watchdog committee, has carried out his own crusade against the knotweed menace over the last three years and, along with park rangers, come to the conclusion that weed killer and careful disposal is the only solution.