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glyphosate

(glī-fŏs′āt) [gly(cine) + phos(ph)ate]
A water-soluble, broad-spectrum herbicide commonly used in American agriculture. It is the active ingredient of several brand-name weed killers.

CAS Number: 1071-83-6. It is a suspected human health hazard.

glyphosate

herbicide and desiccant for grains. Heavy doses to birds cause soft shells on their eggs.
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Local authorities should follow the precautionary principle and stop using weedkillers containing glyphosate in parks, gardens and schools.
Others argue that the carcinogenic properties have not been proven conclusively and that glyphosate should thus be re-registered.
The result unfortunately, was that glyphosate was on November 27 re-registered for another five years.
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An inshore patrol craft attached to the North Central Naval Command, recovered the Glyphosate consignment along with the two Indians, when they attempted to smuggle the herbicide into Sri Lanka via sea in the guise of fishermen.
A recent review by the World Health Organization (WHO) suggested glyphosate may have some carcinogenic potential, although the UN agency found no evidence that the herbicide is harmful to humans.
Through phosphorate biochemistry research, Zechel is striving to find ways to mimic the enzymes in bacteria that naturally break down glyphosate, a phosphonic acid.
Ian Mulheirn, of Oxford Economics, said: "Our report's findings are very clear, a glyphosate ban will negatively impact UK GDP and agriculture, at a time of real uncertainty for British farmers.
The March 2015 report classified glyphosate as a "probable" carcinogen (NotiSur, July 1, 2016).
Glyphosate was first registered in 1974 under the trade name Roundup.
Due to the wide use of the herbicide glyphosate, nowadays there is a large number of plants with total or partial resistance to it, such as: Amaranthus viridis, Bidens pilosa, Commelina benghalensis L.
This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of sequential application of slashing and glyphosate for drought grass control under glasshouse and field conditions.