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atrazine

Saltos de línea: atra|zine
Pronunciación: /ˈatrəziːn
 
/

Definición de atrazine en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A synthetic compound derived from triazine, used as an agricultural herbicide.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • She has also added a gene to alfalfa that enables it to detoxify the herbicide atrazine.
  • The concern is that drainage discharge water can carry pollutants such as the herbicide atrazine, sediment, and nutrients to surface waters.
  • I would also suggest that chemicals like atrazine and simazine, which have already been banned by a number of countries overseas, should be immediately withdrawn from registration here.

Origen

1960s: blend of amino and triazine.

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