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Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 4)

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Page : 1509-1513

Keywords : herbicide formulation; paraquat;

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Gramoxone is a Paraquat based herbicide formulation used for weed management. In the present study effects of Gramoxone® on histology of liver and kidney was assessed. Male rats were orally treated with Gramoxone® 5mg/kg body weight for 15 and 60 days and the result of treated rats was compared with control rats. Exposure depended histopathological changes were observed in liver and kidney of Gramoxone® treated rats. Result of this study indicates that Gramoxone® is toxic to liver and kidney and its usage is to be done with caution.

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