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ALACHLOR

EPA Terms of Environment Dictionary
A herbicide, marketed under the trade name Lasso, used mainly to control weeds in corn and soybean fields.
Provided as a public service by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Engineering Dictionary
A herbicide, marketed under the trade name Lasso, listed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a "probable human carcinogen" and found frequently in streams and rivers, particularly following floods and periods of heavy rain. Alachlor is used extensively for weed control in corn, cotton, and soybean fields.

 

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