- a synthetic auxin widely used as a weedkiller; 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid
Example Sentences Including '2,4-D'
Agent Orange is a mixture of the herbicides 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T.
New Scientist (1998)
As part of the review of 2,4-D , federal scientists sought information on the general prevalence of dioxins in the country's pesticides.
Globe and Mail (2003)
On the other hand, in Sweden, where scholarship is apparently more independent from private funding, 2,4-D is not approved for use.
Toronto Sun (2003)
The main components of Agent Orange were 2,4,5-T and a related compound 2,4-D.
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