dicamba


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dicamba

a benzoic acid herbicide of very low toxicity. Very large doses cause anorexia, weight loss and stiffness of the hindlimbs.
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But Dicamba will still damage other plants, meaning neighboring farms may lose their harvests unless they also buy resistant seeds.
Dicamba has been around for decades, but problems arose over the past couple of years as farmers began to use it to kill invasive weeds in soybean and cotton fields where specially engineered seeds had been planted to resist the herbicide.
In 2017, more than 132 acres of vineyards (or 8% of our total acres) were reported injured due to dicamba herbicide exposure or drift.
This spring, the dicamba wars will likely intensify.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) parameters as it relates to dicamba use in 2018.
1 million acres of soybeans have been damaged by dicamba in at least 16 states, including major producers such as Iowa, Illinois, and Minnesota.
The Monsanto seeds--Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans and Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton--were designed to be used with newly developed versions of dicamba that were said to be less prone to drift onto neighboring fields and cause crop damage.
For these companies, the development of varieties resistant to their herbicides (glufosinate, 2,4-D, dicamba, paraquat, imidazolinones) grants the possibility of selling technological packages able to extend their chemicals' life cycles.
The XtendiMax herbicide with VaporGrip technology, which is a low-volatility dicamba herbicide, will allow farmers use the tool in the Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System.
Similarly, in Canada, wild mustard has developed resistance to several herbicides, including dicamba and MCPA (Webb and Hall, 1995).
com)-- According to a new market report published by Persistence Market Research titled "Global Market Study on Dicamba Market: Agriculture Segment to Witness Highest Growth by 2021," the global market for dicamba is estimated to reach value of US$ 289.
These more toxic pesticides include Dicamba, and 2,4-D, a pesticide used in the Vietnam-era chemical cocktail known as Agent Orange.