Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!
New! » Create account

Daminozide — also known as Alar, Kylar, B-NINE, DMASA, SADH, or B 995 — is a plant growth regulator, a chemical sprayed on fruit to regulate their growth, make their harvest easier, and keep apples from falling off the trees before they are ripe. [1]

33 relations: American Council on Science and Health, Apple, Apple juice, Apple sauce, Bis-tris propane, Biurea, California, California Proposition 65 (1986), CBS, Center for Media and Democracy, Chemical substance, Chemtura, Cherry, Consumers Union, Defamation, Elizabeth Whelan, Fenton Communications, Fruit, Grape, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Natural Resources Defense Council, Octopine, Peach, Peanut, Pear, Plant hormone, Tomato, United States, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazine, Washington (state), 1,2-Dimethylhydrazine, 60 Minutes.

American Council on Science and Health

The American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) is a nonprofit (501(c)(3)) advocacy organization founded in 1978 by Dr.

New!!: Daminozide and American Council on Science and Health · See more »


The apple tree (Malus domestica) is a deciduous tree in the rose family best known for its sweet, pomaceous fruit, the apple.

New!!: Daminozide and Apple · See more »

Apple juice

Apple juice is a fruit juice made by the maceration and pressing of apples.

New!!: Daminozide and Apple juice · See more »

Apple sauce

Apple sauce or applesauce is a purée made of apples.

New!!: Daminozide and Apple sauce · See more »

Bis-tris propane

Bis-tris propane, or 1,3-bis(tris(hydroxymethyl)methylamino)propane, is a chemical substance that is used in buffer solutions.

New!!: Daminozide and Bis-tris propane · See more »


Biurea is a chemical compound with the molecular formula C2H6N4O2.

New!!: Daminozide and Biurea · See more »


California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States.

New!!: Daminozide and California · See more »

California Proposition 65 (1986)

Proposition 65 (formally titled "The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986") is a California law passed by direct voter initiative in 1986 by a 63%-37% vote.

New!!: Daminozide and California Proposition 65 (1986) · See more »


CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System; corporate name CBS Broadcasting, Inc.) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of CBS Corporation.

New!!: Daminozide and CBS · See more »

Center for Media and Democracy

The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) is a nonprofit liberal watchdog and advocacy organization based in Madison, Wisconsin.

New!!: Daminozide and Center for Media and Democracy · See more »

Chemical substance

A chemical substance is a form of matter that has constant chemical composition and characteristic properties.

New!!: Daminozide and Chemical substance · See more »


Chemtura Corporation is a global corporation headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with its other principal executive office in Middlebury, Connecticut.

New!!: Daminozide and Chemtura · See more »


A cherry is the fruit of many plants of the genus Prunus, and is a fleshy drupe (stone fruit).

New!!: Daminozide and Cherry · See more »

Consumers Union

Consumers Union is a non-profit organization based in the United States whose mission is to advocate on policy issues related to telecommunications, mass media, vehicle safety, health care, product safety, financial services, investing, food safety, housing, and energy and utility deregulation.

New!!: Daminozide and Consumers Union · See more »


Defamation—also calumny, vilification, and traducement—is the communication of a false statement that harms the reputation of an individual person, business, product, group, government, religion, or nation as well as other various kinds of defamation that retaliate against groundless criticism.

New!!: Daminozide and Defamation · See more »

Elizabeth Whelan

Elizabeth M. Whelan (December 4, 1943 – September 11, 2014) was an epidemiologist best known for challenging government regulations in the consumer products, food, and pharmaceuticals industries that arose from faulty science.

New!!: Daminozide and Elizabeth Whelan · See more »

Fenton Communications

Fenton Communications is a public relations firm that was founded by David Fenton in 1982.

New!!: Daminozide and Fenton Communications · See more »


In botany, a fruit is a part of a flowering plant that derives from specific tissues of the flower, one or more ovaries, and in some cases accessory tissues.

New!!: Daminozide and Fruit · See more »


A grape is a fruiting berry of the deciduous woody vines of the botanical genus Vitis.

New!!: Daminozide and Grape · See more »

International Agency for Research on Cancer

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC; Centre international de Recherche sur le Cancer, CIRC) is an intergovernmental agency forming part of the World Health Organization of the United Nations.

New!!: Daminozide and International Agency for Research on Cancer · See more »

Natural Resources Defense Council

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a New York City-based, non-profit international environmental advocacy group, with offices in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Beijing.

New!!: Daminozide and Natural Resources Defense Council · See more »


Octopine is a derivative of the amino acids arginine and alanine.

New!!: Daminozide and Octopine · See more »


The peach (Prunus persica) is a deciduous tree native to the region of Northwest China between the Tarim Basin and the north slopes of the Kunlun Shan mountains, where it was first domesticated and cultivated.

New!!: Daminozide and Peach · See more »


Peanut, also known as groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) is a crop of global importance.

New!!: Daminozide and Peanut · See more »


The pear is any of several tree and shrub species of genus Pyrus, in the family Rosaceae.

New!!: Daminozide and Pear · See more »

Plant hormone

Plant hormones (also known as phytohormones) are chemicals that regulate plant growth, which, in the UK, are termed 'plant growth substances'.

New!!: Daminozide and Plant hormone · See more »


The tomato (see pronunciation) is the edible, often red berry-type fruit of the nightshade Solanum lycopersicum, commonly known as a tomato plant.

New!!: Daminozide and Tomato · See more »

United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

New!!: Daminozide and United States · See more »

United States Environmental Protection Agency

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or sometimes USEPA) is an agency of the U.S. federal government which was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.

New!!: Daminozide and United States Environmental Protection Agency · See more »

Unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazine

Unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazine (UDMH; 1,1-dimethylhydrazine) is a chemical compound with the formula H2NN(CH3)2.

New!!: Daminozide and Unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazine · See more »

Washington (state)

Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States located north of Oregon, west of Idaho, and south of the Canadian province of British Columbia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean.

New!!: Daminozide and Washington (state) · See more »


1,2-Dimethylhydrazine, or symmetrical dimethylhydrazine, is one of the two isomers of dimethylhydrazine.

New!!: Daminozide and 1,2-Dimethylhydrazine · See more »

60 Minutes

60 Minutes is an American newsmagazine television program broadcast on the CBS television network.

New!!: Daminozide and 60 Minutes · See more »

Redirects here:

2,2-dimethylhydrazide of succinic acid, 2,2-dimethylhydrazide ofsuccinic acid, Alar, Alar ban, Alar scare, B 995, B-NINE, DMASA, Kylar.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daminozide

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »