English version

herbicide in Gardening topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishherbicideherb‧i‧cide /ˈhɜːbɪsaɪd $ ˈhɜːr-, ˈɜːr-/ noun [countable, uncountable]  technicalDLGTA a substance used to kill unwanted plants
Examples from the Corpus
herbicideSpot spraying with a herbicide may work.So, if you still feel herbicide resistance is to blame, this is the season to test for it.That will allow changes in herbicide susceptibility within a population to be monitored, he explains.This is supposed to reduce the amount of herbicide used in spraying fields, but in practice the converse happens.Goddam, I think next spring I maybe oughta get in there with some herbicide, get them cleaned out.However, although there was no damage to the crop, the herbicide was almost totally ineffective in killing the weeds.But before jumping to that conclusion it is worth pondering whether the weed is more resistant to husbandry practice rather than the herbicide.Hares are killed when licking fur with the herbicide.