A defoliant is any herbicidal chemical sprayed or dusted on plants to cause their leaves to fall off. Defoliants are widely used for the selective removal of weeds in managing croplands and lawns. Worldwide use of defoliants, along with the development of other herbicides and pesticides, allowed for the Green Revolution, an increase in agricultural production in mid-20th century. Defoliants have also been used in warfare as a means to deprive an enemy of food crops and/or hiding cover, most notably by the United Kingdom during the Malayan Emergency and the United States in the Vietnam War.



CHA: Canadian Historical Association · 17 March 2022 English

The manifesto denounced dénonçait la marchandisation de l’éducation, la privatisation the commodification of education, the privatization of univer- du financement de l’université, la logique de l’endettement et sity funding, the …

away by now fast-flowing water or killed with defoliants to clear continent. As maize (Zea mays) spread

CHA: Canadian Historical Association · 28 February 2022 English

Carter and Lightning also co-curated an forces Matilda contended with in her lifetime, of the discrimi- exhibit of these photographs for the Bruce Peel Special Collec- nation she faced, and …

Commission fast-flowing water or killed with defoliants to clear space for on Aboriginal Peoples, September

CIGI: Centre for International Governance Innovation · 29 November 2019 English

34 Derek Martin et al, “Carbon Dioxide Removal Options: A Literature Review 39 Amendment to the London Protocol to Regulate the Placement of Matter for Identifying Carbon Removal Potentials and …

not likely cloud seeding and large-scale use of defoliants.269 govern states’ marine geoengineering activities

INSPQ: Institut national de santé publique du Québec · 24 July 2019 French

Ce mémoire a été préparé dans le cadre des travaux de la Commission de l’agriculture, des pêcheries, de l’énergie et des ressources naturelles. Il fait le point sur l’état des …

fois plus important pour les utilisateurs de défoliants et de fumigants, alors que les 2 autres études

PMLQ: Parti marxiste-léniniste du Québec · 11 June 2019 French

C'est une occasion à saisir pour s'opposer au commerce des armes, à la production de guerre, à la militarisation de la vie et à l'intégration du Canada à la production …

carburéacteurs, les pesticides, le plomb et les défoliants tels que l'agent orange. Les bases canadiennes

PMLQ: Parti marxiste-léniniste du Québec · 10 June 2019 English

war machine 4 The working class of Canada is made up of the sons and daughters of the countries of the world. [...] Since the artifacts were first discovered, Dark …

depleted uranium, oil, jet fuel, pesticides, defoliants such as Agent Orange, and lead. Canadian bases

CHB: Coach House Books · 2018 English

Page 4 copyright © Adam Dickinson, 2018 first edition Published with the generous assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council. [...] Coach House Books …

ever been, and for this you must love aerial defoliants or you love communism. Under the bandage of

New Democratic Party of Canada · 2013 French

l’amiante, l’uranium ap- pauvri, l’épandage de défoliants, et d’autres, dans le cadre de leur fonction

INN: Inanna Publications and Education Inc. · 1 November 2012 English

Three women, three countries, three stories--the destinies of a Thai in prison for murdering her husband, a Cambodian longing for a child, and a Laotian Hmong refugee are threaded together …

sprayed seventy-five million litres of chemical defoliants over crops, farmland, and forests. Napalm, a

Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management · 2 October 2012 English

To support these climate change, directly and indirectly on Canada, workshops and the preparation of this final and the implications of response strategies, report, there were, in addition to the …

according to Westing, the U.S military’s use of defoliants in Vietnam raised comprehensive security meant

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