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Herbicides

Herbicides

pesticides used to destroy unwanted vegetation, especially various types of weeds, grasses, and woody plants.


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Metabolic Processes (Photosynthesis)

... dioxide. a) Comment on this practice in terms of photosynthesis. b) Comment on the effect of this practice on the environment. 26.Explain why herbicides have such a deadly effect on green plants. 27.Desert plants use CAM carbon fixation, in which carbon dioxide uptake occurs during the night. ...

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by Ninthprince
Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:38 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Metabolic Processes (Photosynthesis)
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effects of transgenic plants

transgenic plants do not control weeds per se. However, some (not all!) of transgenic plants have resistance to herbicides so they can be used in higher concentration and thus assure elimination of weeds with one time application.

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by JackBean
Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:25 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: effects of transgenic plants
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Views: 1132

Re: Aminophosphonic Analogues and Herbicides

glyphosate-sesquisodium is patented by Monsanto and glyphosate-trimesium patented by Zeneca. it is, by the way, the most frequent cause of complaints and poisoning incidents

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by Nina666
Mon Aug 08, 2011 11:52 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Aminophosphonic Analogues and Herbicides
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Aminophosphonic Analogues and Herbicides

I was talking to a man who belongs to the Nature Conservancy, and for a project he wants to remove the plants Japanese Barberry and Oriental Bittersweet from a site. I live in New England, and here they are invasive. I know basics about the plant and its removal, but he was wondering how to treat th...

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by plasmodesmata11
Tue Jan 20, 2009 12:16 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Aminophosphonic Analogues and Herbicides
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BIOTECHNOLOGY REPORT

... such as genetically modified crops can give them an enhanced taste and quality; reduced maturation time; improved resistance to disease, pests and herbicides.-(2). This will not only benefit farmers as they can spend less on spraying hebicides but also benefit consumers since the foods are now ...

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by chenwithasterisk
Thu Jul 26, 2007 12:33 pm
 
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: BIOTECHNOLOGY REPORT
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Views: 3644
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