weedkiller


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weedkiller

a substance, usually a chemical or hormone, used for killing weeds
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Bayer has been divesting assets after becoming embroiled in a string of lawsuits alleging one of its weedkillers, Roundup, caused cancer.
Edinburgh's Green councillors have been vocal on this matter and just last week, Cllr Gavin Corbett spoke publicly about the council's use of glyphosate-based weedkiller and called for an alternative to be found.
After hearing about a legal case in the USA, in which the weedkiller RoundUp - which contains glyphosate - was found to have contributed "substantially" to the terminal illness of a groundskeeper, he felt his cancer could have been caused by the same substance.
Repeated applications of systemic weedkiller give the best chance of killing it.
If you must go down the chemical route, spray the leaves with systemic weedkiller during dry, still weather and re-apply during the season as soon as you see any regrowth.
The weedkiller was being used routinely around Strathpeffer Pavilion yesterday, with residents told in a series of notices to avoid the area.
Olga Naidenko, vice-president for science investigations at EWG said the latest tests show that a box of Cheerios, or other oat-based foods on store shelves today almost certainly come with a "dose of a cancer-causing weedkiller".
It used a different active substance to glyphosate, the chemical contained in Monsanto's best-selling weedkiller Roundup and the target of lawsuits in the United States over alleged cancer links.
The weedkiller contained 20 per cent sodium chlorate, banned from sale to the public as a weedkiller both in the UK and in the EU.
"The HSE contacted you through 2015, when you were served with an enforcement notice in relation to the weedkiller. You sent a response in 2014 to say you no longer sold Total Weedkiller.
News that a former groundskeeper was awarded PS226million after a jury ruled his terminal cancer was caused by weedkiller Roundup was a shock to the gardening world.
The maker of Roundup weedkiller has insisted British consumers are safe to use the product after a jury backed a groundsman's claim the pesticide contributed to his terminal cancer.