atrazine atrazine

Definition(s):

  • (n) a synthetic compound derived from triazine that is widely used as an agricultural herbicide

Usage(s):

  1. PUR filters trap small amounts of asbestos, atrazine, benzene, MTBE, lead and other chemicals.
  2. PUR filters trap small amounts of asbestos, atrazine, benzene, MTBE, lead and other chemicals.

News

  1. Pesticide Manufacturer Targeted UC Berkeley Professor

    Newly released documents reveal that Syngenta, the maker of atrazine, attempted to personally discredit a Cal professor whose research suggests that the herbicide feminizes male frogs. by Clare Howard of 100Reporters and Environmental Health News To protect profits threatened by a lawsuit over its controversial herbicide atrazine, Syngenta Crop Protection, a major manufacturer of pesticides ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: East Bay Express

  2. Atrazine Feminizes Male Frogs

    But research on the herbicides effects on humans is not yet conclusive. by Brian Bienkowski of Environmental Health News and Marla Cone of Environmental Health News Atrazine, one of the most widely used farm herbicides in the United States, has feminized male frogs and other animals in some scientific studies. But research examining potential effects in people is relatively sparse.… [ Read more ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: East Bay Express

Quotes

  1. Mr Cherry said the Premier's proposal to regulate pesticide use was "pointless grandstanding that cuts across Federal laws on the use of atrazine and diuron".
    on Oct 28, 2008 By: John Cherry Source: Stock and Land

  2. "The science is clear and consultation by the EPA should result in federal restrictions on the use of atrazine in particular and other pesticides harmful to Barton Springs salamanders," said Jeff Miller, wildlife advocate with the Center for...
    on Aug 26, 2005 By: Jeff Miller Source: Environment News Service

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