Herbicides

Known as: Herbicide, weedkiller 
Pesticides used to destroy unwanted vegetation, especially various types of weeds, grasses (POACEAE), and woody plants. Some plants develop HERBICIDE… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Glyphosate is the most widely used herbicide worldwide. It is a broad spectrum herbicide and its agricultural uses increased… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Agricultural pesticide poisoning is a major contributor to the global burden of suicide. Over the last decade there… (More)
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2010
Review
2010
Modern herbicides make major contributions to global food production by easily removing weeds and substituting for destructive… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Since its commercial introduction in 1974, glyphosate [N-(phosphonomethyl)glycine] has become the dominant herbicide worldwide… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Pesticides constitute a major anthropogenic addition to natural communities. In aquatic communities, a great majority of… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
The adoption of genetically modified (GM) crops has increased dramatically during the last 3 years, and currently over 52 million… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Atrazine is the most commonly used herbicide in the U.S. and probably the world. It can be present at several parts per million… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Terry R. Wright Dow AgroSciences, LLC., 753 Highway 438, Greenville, MS 38701 Herbicides that target the enzyme acetolactate… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Environmental toxicants and, in particular, pesticides have been implicated as risk factors in Parkinson's disease (PD). The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Phosphinothricin (PPT) is a potent inhibitor of glutamine synthetase in plants and is used as a non-selective herbicide. The bar… (More)
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