Business / Agriculture / Herbicide: Any pesticide used to destroy or inhibit plant growth: a weed killer.

Chlorophenoxy Herbicides

Business / Agriculture / Chlorophenoxy Herbicides: A class of pesticides that includes 2,4-D. They mimic plant hormones. Uses of some have been canceled because of concerns about adverse health effects. MORE

Organic Coffee

Life Style / Coffee / Organic Coffee: Coffee that has been certified by a third-party agency as having been grown and processed without the use of pesticides, herbicides, or similar chemicals. MORE


Business / Agriculture / Organic: Chemically, a compound or molecule containing carbon bound to hydrogen. Organic compounds make up all living matter. The term organic frequently is used to distinguish 'natural' products or processes MORE


Business / Agriculture / Atrazine: A selective herbicide, widely used on corn. It is environmentally significant, since it was the second most commonly detected pesticide residue in an Environmental Protection Agency survey of drinking MORE

Dacthal (DCPA)

Business / Agriculture / Dacthal (DCPA): A selective herbicide, trade name Dacthal, used especially on vegetables. DCPA and its breakdown products are environmentally significant and became the most commonly detected pesticide residues in an MORE


Business / Agriculture / Pesticide: A substance used to kill, control, repel, or mitigate any pest. Insecticides, fungicides, rodenticides, herbicides, and germicides are all pesticides. Environmental Protection Agency regulates pestici MORE