Toxicity and hazards to man, domestic animals, and wildlife from some commonly used auxin herbicides

  • J. M. Way
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Part of the Residue Reviews / Rückstands-Berichte book series (RECT, volume 26)


This review has been compiled from searches in the literature for references to the toxicity and other hazards that may arise from the use of auxin herbicides, and specifically of formulations of MCPA (4-chloro-2-methylphenoxyacetic acid), S.S. 2,4-D ( 2,4-diehlorophen-oxyacetic acid) and of their butyric acid analogues MCPB and 2,4-DB, of 2,4,5-T (2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid), mecoprop [± α-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy) propionic acid], and 2,3,6-TBA (2,3,6-trichlorobenzoic acid)


Nitrate Content Wild Cherry Isopropyl Ester Bluegill Sunfish Spray Drift 
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  1. 1.Monks Wood Experimental Station (The Nature Conservancy)Abbots Ripton, HuntingdonEngland

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