Results for: Herbicide

What is a herbicide and how do you use it?

Each specific herbicide has a particular application. All applications should be done within the guidelines that are supplied with the product. There are numerous standard pre (MORE)

What is a herbicide?

A herbicide is a chemical (although could be anysubstance) that is phytotoxic to plant material. In most cases herbicides are chemicals that are used in agricultureor horti (MORE)

How do herbicides work?

Herbicide is a 'chemical or biological agent which kills plants or inhibits their growth' (The Macquarie concise dictionary, 3rd Ed.) For herbicides there are two methods to c (MORE)

What is Herbicide resistance?

  For a herbicide to kill a plant, the herbicide needs to be absorbed by the plant, be moved to its site of action while remaining intact and inhibit its target enzyme.  (MORE)
In Biology

What are ingredients in herbicides?

  Depending on the herbacide, the ingredients vary. Read the label on a container of herbicide it will have a list of ingredients.
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In Biology

What is a selective herbicide?

A herbicide that only kills certain types of plants as opposed to others. Most selective herbicides kill dicotyledonous plants, and do not affect monocotyledonous plants. See (MORE)

What is an herbicide?

It can be liquid, concentrated or diluted; granular, or powder. It  is commonly used to kill weeds or select weeds/grass. Before  buying, read instructions fully, and always (MORE)
In Science

Is a pesticide an herbicide?

Sometimes. All herbicides are pesticides, but not all pesticides are herbicides. A pesticide is any material used to eradicate or suppress any other life form which causes a m (MORE)