Many herbicides have been tried against this pest, but Tordon
101 has proved to be most effective.
Comparing the toxicity of auxin mimicking herbicides, Escherichia coli were more sensitive to the Padron herbicide than to Tordon
and DMA (Figure 2).
The manfucturer of Tordon
101 (Dow AgroSciences, owned by the Dow Chemical Company) has claimed that Tordon
101 has no effects on animals and insects, in spite of evidence of strong carcinogenic activity of the active ingredient Picloram in studies on rats (Kolberg, 2002).
Effects of preconceptional and gestational exposure to Tordon
202c on fetal growth and development in CD-1 mice.
Effects of a herbicide formulation, Tordon
75D, and its individual components on the oxidative functions of mitochondria.
BURGESS, N.M., BEAUCHAMP, S., BRUN, G., CLAIR, T., ROBERTS, C., RUTHERFORD, L., TORDON
, R., & VAIDYA, O.
The group was told to use the chemical Tordon
22 weedkiller at a meeting with officers from Kirklees Leisure Services and Kirklees Environmental Unit.
MESSAGE: Increase awareness, interest and understanding for PastureGard, Surmount and Grazon P+D herbicides, and the full line of Range & Pasture brush control products; maintain preference for Tordon
22K herbicide; and increase awareness about the benefits of pasture improvement.
They mix three quarts of Garlon (Trademark of Dow AgroSciences LLC) 3A herbicide and two quarts of Tordon
(Trademark of Dow AgroSciences LLC) 101M herbicide per 100 gallons of water.
Brian Wilbur, weed supervisor for Ada County, Idaho, uses Tordon
[TM] in addition to Transline [TM] herbicide (Dow AgroSciences LLC, Indianapolis, Indiana) to control thistles and rush skeleton weed.