pelargonic acid

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pel·ar·gon·ic ac·id

(pel'ar-gon'ik as'id),
Substance used in the manufacture of lacquers and plastics; produced in the oxidative cleavage of oleic acid.
Synonym(s): n-nonanoic acid
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Organic acid enhancement of pelargonic acid. Weed Technol.
Pelargonic acid, found in many plants, is currently available in a commercial herbicide but is not yet approved as an organic herbicide.
When used specifically as a herbicide, Coleman and Penner (2008) reported that a 1.5% (v/v) pelargonic acid formulation mixed with 1% L-lactic acid (v/v) was effective in the control of velvetleaf and lambsquarters.
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Weed and herbicide resistant soybean (Glycine wax) response to glyfosinate and glyphosate plus ammonia sulfate and pelargonic acid. Weed Technol.