molluscicide


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molluscicide

[mə′ləs·ə‚sīd]
(materials)
An agent that kills mollusks.
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Three non-target gastropod species were selected to compare concomitant molluscicide effects on them as well as on L.
Toxicity Testing of Endod, a Natural Plant Extract, as a Prerequisite for Its Safe Use as a Molluscicide.
cantonensis is complicated because of the apparent ineffectiveness of molluscicides, the potential for cross-contamination of produce at markets, and the difficulty of tracking produce and other products to their source.
Use of metaldehyde as a molluscicide was developed in the late 1930s and carbamate in the 1950s.
The slope is, thus an index of the susceptibility of the snails to the molluscicide used.
Vicky Foster, HGCA research manager, said: "To determine whether molluscicide treatment is necessary, trapping should be carried out in the field.
Slight distention of nuclei, which have lost the heterochromatin was similar to that described by Triebskorn and Kunast (1990) in slug, Deroceras reticulatum exposed to carbamate molluscicide.
It acts as a repellent, insecticide, and fungicide and molluscicide.
It might find use as a larvicide to control mosquitoes, a molluscicide to curb the zebra mussels running amok in the Great Lakes, or even as a mildew-fighting product for bathroom tiles.
Zequanox is the industry's only EPA-approved, biological molluscicide for controlling zebra and quagga mussels.