Definition of triazine in English:

triazine

Line breaks: tria|zine
Pronunciation: /ˈtrʌɪəziːn
 
, trʌɪˈaziːn
 
, -zɪn/

noun

Chemistry
  • Any of a group of compounds whose molecules contain an unsaturated ring of three carbon and three nitrogen atoms: [as modifier]: triazine herbicides
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    • Bioassays with lettuce and cucumber seedlings showed that simazine, a triazine herbicide related to atrazine, can persist in soils and cause subsequent replanting problems.
    • They are constantly being retired with hindsight, recent examples being the triazine herbicides, such as atrazine and simazine, which have been shown to be endocrine disruptors.
    • For the triazine herbicides and others that have been used for a number of years, it is possible to estimate carryover potential from test results.

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