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Atrazine saves the soil

[ 0 ] April 21, 2010 |

From Syngenta Crop Protection:

As people around the world recognize Earth Day, it’s also a good time to recognize the vital role the herbicide atrazine plays in protecting the environment and promoting responsible land stewardship. Besides helping to effectively and affordably control a broad spectrum of weeds, atrazine is essential to conservation tillage and in agriculture that can reduce soil erosion by up to 90 percent, when compared to intensive tillage. When using atrazine products, farmers in the United States are turning more to conservation tillage and no-till systems…

…Because of its vital role in weed control and popularity in more than 60 countries around the world, atrazine has been carefully studied for years. World-renowned institutions including the World Health Organization, the National Cancer Institute and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) all have studied atrazine and found no health concerns when used as directed…

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