Translation of weed killer in Spanish:

weed killer

herbicida, n.

Pronunciation /wid ˈkɪlər//ˈwiːdkɪlə/

noun

  • 1

    herbicida masculine
    • At Yalding they use a flame gun or hoe to control weeds, not chemical weedkillers; ground covering plants also keep down weeds.
    • How can I deal with speedwell in my lawn, preferably without using weedkillers?
    • Weeds can be dealt with by a number of selected weedkillers that, if used correctly, are extremely effective.
    • Crops are produced without artificial pesticides or weedkillers and animals are kept free-range without the routine use of antibiotics and vaccines.
    • But don't be overzealous - it is too early for effective use of lawn weedkillers unless there is a good warm spell.
    • So throw out the weedkiller and invite some indigenous plants into your garden plot.
    • For the garden at Redhall is run along organic lines, with an emphasis on achieving good plant health without fighting problems with pesticides, weedkillers or fertilisers.
    • GM crops allow the use of much more poisonous weedkillers, which pose serious health risks to people.
    • Always keep pets and children off lawns that have been sprayed with weedkillers until the spray has dried and preferably for twenty-four hours afterwards.
    • However the latest one includes 80 gardening products, mainly selective weedkillers for lawns.
    • Farmers would then have to use more and more damaging weedkillers to get rid of them, with knock-on impacts on the environment.
    • The council will use an organic weedkiller to get rid of the ragwort, which won't harm other wildlife.
    • Kerosene is also used as a fuel for tractors and power generators and as a solvent for garden chemicals such as weedkillers and insecticides.
    • Ordinary life is, however, full of dangerous articles - kitchen knives and garden weedkillers, to mention but two.
    • Pesticides, weedkillers, fire extinguishers and food additives, also undergo thorough testing.
    • They are now becoming established in our lawn and I am tempted to cover the whole of my garden with weedkiller, but perhaps that's a little extreme.
    • More than 200 weedkillers, mainly lawn treatments, are being withdrawn from the market after manufacturers chose not to submit them for EU safety tests.
    • If people could also clear the gutters outside their homes and premises of debris and weeds there would be less need for the use of strong weedkillers.
    • Farm pesticides and weedkillers have had a devastating effect on Europe's bird populations, according to a study released today.
    • The trials compared the effects on the environment of weedkillers used in GM farming with those of herbicides used to spray the conventional versions of the same crops.
    • But his green-fingered attempts to brighten up the area have been wrecked by council workers who sprayed them with weedkiller.