2,4-D


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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.
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2,4-D

(organic chemistry)
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Effects of 2,4-D and kinetin on callus induction of Barringtonia racemosa leaf and endosperm explants in different types of basal media.
The decision by the IARC to classify substances like 2,4-D and glyphosate as potentially harmful is likely to cause alarm among farmers and consumers, who will wonder about the appropriateness of its continued use in commercial agriculture or gardening.
In its comments to EPA, EWG writes that "the potential for great expansion of 2,4-D use requires a much greater level of scrutiny, which EPA has failed to apply in the proposed registration decision for 2,4-D and which EPA must remedy by conducting a reassessment of 2,4-D exposures and toxicity.
According to experts, the introduction of these new crops could cause 2,4-D use to jump, big time.
Department of Agriculture's plant-inspection agency concluded that the greatest risk from the new seeds developed by Dow AgroSciences was increased use of 2,4-D, which could hasten the evolution of weeds resistant to it.
Apesar de o herbicida 2,4-D ser uma opcao para o controle quimico de buva, com tamanho inferior a 20 cm, na dessecacao de manejo, o seu uso pode afetar o crescimento das plantas de soja, principalmente quando o intervalo entre a dessecacao e a semeadura da cultura for curto (inferior a seis dias) (Valente et al.
1975) medium regeneration culture medium containing 1 mg/L 2,4-D, 3 mg/L BA, 0.
It may appear at first glance that having 2,4-D in a flask of a child's urine on a lab bench is not such a big deal.
In 2009, Dow AgroSciences, which makes 2,4-D, challenged Quebec's ban under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), seeking $2 million in damages.