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Injury symptoms from dicamba and picloram are identical but tobacco is much more sensitive to pircloram. Symptoms are somewhat similar to 2,4-D. Young leaves are often strapped, while the edges and tips of the leaves curl downward, giving a "parrot-beak" or "cobra-head" appearance. A small pointed tip usually protrudes from the end of the leaf. Leaf margins are not serrated as is common with 2,4-D. Severe injury is characterized by strapped and stubby young leaves. Bud leaves are often short and stubby with rounded tips.
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Kingdom: Agrochemicals
Phylum: Herbicides
Class: Conventional Herbicides
Order: General herbicides
Family: General Herbicides
Subject: herbicides (general)


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Nicotiana
Subject: Nicotiana tabacum (flue-cured type) L.
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Sunday, March 10, 2002
Image last updated:
Tuesday, May 17, 2011