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diquat

(dī′kwăt)
A herbicide, chemically related to paraquat, that releases hydrogen peroxide and oxygen radicals when consumed. It can cause nausea, vomiting, renal failure, altered mental status, and cardiac arrhythmias.

diquat

a hormone weedkiller which may poison animals, particularly those grazing pasture contaminated by the agent. Lesions in fatal cases include pulmonary emphysema, enteritis, abomasitis and hepatic and myocardial degeneration. Clinical signs include diarrhea and a high mortality rate.
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Diquat meets tense supply in Q3 2012 due to the overwhelming demand and small manufacture scale.
Dr David Stormonth, technical manager, Interfarm (UK), says: "Containing 200 g/l diquat and formulated as a water soluble concentrate, Mission is an effective and fast-acting desiccant.
2]-isoprostanes usually found in tissues increase rapidly in experimental animals after exposure to carbon tetrachloride (26) and Diquat (27), known oxidative agents.
It has a classification of 'evidence non-carcinogenicity for humans' (USEPA Diquat R.
Effects of oxidative stress induced by diquat on arginine metabolism of postweaning pigs.
Atualmente, o diquat tem sido testado para o controle de macrófitas aquáticas no Brasil (Pitelli et al.
When used repeatedly in a suitable programme, Electis protects against tuber blight and can be tank mixed with diquat, glufosinate-ammonium and carfentrazone-based desiccants, protecting tubers right through to lifting.
For most pesticides, with the exception of diquat and paraquat (Helling 1970), SOM is more closely related to leaching than is clay, obviously due to SOM being the principal sorbent (Mueller and Banks 1991).
1A was obtained from 5 [micro]L of plasma taken from a Wistar strain rat treated with 1 g Diquat/kg diet for 14 days, and tracing c was obtained from plasma from control rat without Diquat treatment.
Diquat is a moderately toxic chemical that utilizes molecular oxygen to produce superoxide anion radical and subsequently hydrogen peroxide.
It's non-caustic, non-fumigating and non-systemic, and it contains no diquat dibromide, copper sulfate or metam sodium.
Acute and persistent parkinsonism after use of diquat.