Links to 2.2.7.3 Herbicides teaching resources


There are a number of herbicides in common use.
Their clinical toxicity varies significantly between compounds

Classes of Herbicides

  • Dipyridyl compounds (paraquat, diquat)
  • Glyphosate
  • Chlorphenoxy compounds (eg 2,4-D, MCPA)
  • Propanil

In order of toxicity