BATES1 has shown that vanadium pentoxide acts as a catalyst for sodium chlorate in weed destruction, and suggests the possibility of enhancing the value of this salt as a herbicide by the employment of a catalyst.
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DANCASTER, E. Catalysts for Sodium Chlorate in Weed Destruction. Nature 150, 737–738 (1942). https://doi.org/10.1038/150737b0
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