Tag: Herbicides

Use of adjuvants with herbicides to minimize environmental risk

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NOW A day environmental protection is one of the main prospective of scientist’s research. Different human activities are cause of polluted environment in which "chemicals use" is most important. In agriculture sector chemicals are being used on large scale than any other sector in the form of fertilizer, herbicides, insecticides and pesticides. Every year million tons of chemicals are used to increase the productivity of crops for meeting the requirement of increasing population…Read More

Use of adjuvants with herbicides to minimize environmental risk

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article image Now a day environmental protection is one of the main prospective of scientist’s research. Different human activities are cause of polluted environment in which "chemicals use" is most important. In agriculture sector chemicals are being used on large scale than any other sector in the form of fertilizer, herbicides, insecticides and pesticides. Every year million tons of chemicals are used to increase the productivity of crops for meeting the requirement of increasing population…Read More

Herbicides: Health and environmental effects

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article image Herbicides, also commonly known as weeds killers, are pesticides used to kill unwanted plants. Selective herbicides kill specific target plants, while leaving the desired crop relatively unharmed. Some of these act by interfering with the growth of the weed and are often synthetic herbicides which are made up of natural plant hormones. Herbicides used to clear waste ground, industrial sites, railways and railway embankments are not selective and kill all plant material with which they…Read More