Definition of herbicide in English:


Syllabification: herb·i·cide
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)ərbəˌsīd


  • A substance that is toxic to plants and is used to destroy unwanted vegetation.
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    • The non-atrazine herbicides were at least as effective as the atrazine herbicides.
    • Growers should read and understand the labels on herbicides and other pesticides they use.
    • Apply herbicides when plants are in the rosette stage and prior to bolting.

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