1 edition of economic assessment of the benefits of 2,4-D in Canada found in the catalog.
economic assessment of the benefits of 2,4-D in Canada
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||prepared for Agriculture Canada by Deloitte Haskins & Sells.|
|Contributions||Deloitte, Haskins & Sells., Canada. Agriculture Canada.|
|LC Classifications||QH545.P4 E27 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||172|
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The first possibility of cultivating crops without tillage on large scale farms occurred when 2,4-D, a broadleaf weed killer, was made available to farmers in the s. Later, also Atrazine and Paraquat became available, these being the only herbicides accessible to early farmers engaged in no- tillage agriculture. History. Since before BC, humans have utilized pesticides to protect their crops. The first known pesticide was elemental sulfur dusting used in ancient Sumer about 4, years ago in ancient Mesopotamia. The Rig Veda, which is about 4, years old, mentions the use of poisonous plants for pest control. By the 15th century, toxic chemicals such as arsenic, .
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Economic Assessment of the Benefits of Chloro-s-triazine Herbicides to U.S. Corn, Sorghum, and Sugarcane Producers. January ; herbicides were 2,4-D and metribuzin, each used on Author: Paul D Mitchell. This review strives to provide an overall understanding of 2,4-D activity in plants, plant sensitivity to 2,4-D, toxicological impacts, and current and future uses.
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() Environmental and Economic Costs of the Application of Pesticides Primarily in the United States. In: Peshin R., Dhawan A.K. (eds) Integrated Pest Management: Innovation-Development by: In EPA’s registration to use 2,4-D on emerged corn and soybean plants that are 2,4-D tolerant, EPA adopted a number of provisions to prevent the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds if they develop.
For example, EPA required Dow AgroSciences (the developer of 2,4-D-tolerant seeds and the producer of the herbicide 2,4-D) to develop and. In Canada, a limit of 10 ppb per isomer PCDD (nondetectable for 2,3,7,8-T 4 CDD at 1 ppb) in 2,4-D formulations has been set (Agriculture Canada, ).
In an older analysis of samples of various forms of 2,4-D (Cochrane et al.,a, b), all but a few samples tested below the ppb limit. However, 2,4-D is the most widespread herbicide, covering 78 million acres for agricultural uses alone.
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For assessment of the Bt toxin Cry1F and for the bacterially derived proteins in 2,4-D-resistant maize and soybean, company testing submitted to EPA, FDA, and USDA relied on acute toxicity testing.
In all the cases above, the experiments were conducted by adding large amounts of a single test chemical to an animal’s diet. This guide features more than colour photos and descriptions of 23 insects, 30 diseases and 18 weeds common to western Canada.
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The concentration of the 2,4-D residue was measured at mg/kg in the soybean sample; however, this level is exactly the same MRL set by the Korea Food and Drug Administration.
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