diquat
noun Etymology: di- + quaternary Date: 1960 a powerful herbicide and plant desiccant C12H12Br2N2 used especially to control aquatic weeds and to desiccate aerial plant parts (as of potatoes) before harvesting

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  • Diquat — dibromide IUPAC name 6,7 Dihydrodipyrido[1,2 a:2 ,1 c]pyrazinediium dibromide …   Wikipedia

  • Diquat — Cation diquat Général Nom IUPAC 6,7 dihydrodipyrido[1,2 a:2 ,1 c]pyrazinediylium No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • diquat — /duy kwot/, n. a yellow crystalline substance, C12H12Br2N2, used as a selective postemergence herbicide to control weeds on noncrop land and for aquatic weed control. [1955 60; DI 1 + QUAT(ERNARY)] * * * …   Universalium

  • diquat — noun A contact herbicide that produces desiccation and defoliation …   Wiktionary

  • Diquat — Di|quat [↑ di u. ↑ quat], das; s; Syn.: Deiquat: Common Name für eine tricycl., von ↑ Bipyridin durch Überbrückung abgeleitete heterocycl. Verb. mit zwei quartären N Atomen, die als Herbizid zur Anwendung kommt …   Universal-Lexikon

  • diquat — di·quat …   English syllables

  • diquat — ˈdīˌkwät noun ( s) Etymology: di + quat (II)ernary : a powerful nonpersistent herbicide and plant desiccant C12H12Br2N2 used especially to control aquatic weeds (as duckweed) and to desiccate aerial plant parts (as of potatoes) before harvesting …   Useful english dictionary

  • 2764-72-9 — Diquat Cation diquat Général Nom IUPAC 6,7 dihydrodipyrido[1,2 a:2 ,1 c]pyrazinediylium No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Diquatdibromid — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Diquatdibromid Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Paraquat — This article is about the herbicide. For the British military operation to recapture South Georgia, see Operation Paraquat. Paraquat …   Wikipedia

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