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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A herbicide used to control weeds (especially among crops).

Usage examples (17)
  • YMMV with these, of course, but it did test positive for atrazine/simazine.
  • One problem is that the EPA standard (3ppb atrazine, 4ppb simazine) is an annual average.
  • Others like simazine will not control emerged weeds, but must be applied to the soil itself where weeds are killed as they germinate by absorbing the chemical through...
  • Although few studies have examined the combined effects of triazine pesticides, the combination of simazine and atrazine have been reported to impact olfactory endocrine... for more
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