ammonium sulfamate

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ammonium sulfamate

[ə′mōn·yəm ′səl·fə‚māt]
(inorganic chemistry)
NH4OSO2NH2 White crystals with a melting point of 130°C; soluble in water; used for flameproofing textiles, in electroplating, and as an herbicide to control woody plant species.
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It is best removed from trees by severing the stems at soil level, and treating stumps with ammonium sulphamate.
In the case of trees, this may mean having the stump ground out to destroy the material on which the fungus can feed or treating it with one of the stump killers based on ammonium sulphamate.