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algicide

[′al·jə‚sīd]
(materials)
A chemical used to kill algae.
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Coppen, Iridoids with algicidal properties from Allamanda cathartica, Phytochem., 22, 179 (1983).
Barney, "Potential application of algicidal bacteria for improved lipid recovery with specific algae," FEMS Microbiology Letters, vol.
algicidal bacteria, Loktanella sp., harmful alga blooms, dinoflagellate, Coolia Malayensis.
To investigate the potential effects of algicidal CuS[O.sub.4] on the zooplankton community, and therefore, stocked yellow perch, we examined four upground reservoirs with different CuS[O.sub.4] application treatments during May--August 2010.
So far, several studies on algae-lysing bacteria have been reported in the literature, including four aspects of isolation and identification of algae-lysing bacteria and descriptions of the algicidal phenomenon [13-16], exploration of the mode of bacterial lysing [17-20], and isolation and identification of the algae-lysing active substances [12, 21, 22].
abundant in this raphidophycean bloom were reported to have algicidal activity on several other algal blooms recorded elsewhere [19-22].
For example, in the United States and Europe, there has been growing concern about certain algicidal actives, and their use has been decreasing in these regions, according to Tierney.
The new method has an advantageous effect on algicidal formulations.
Still since the Cu is used as algicidal in ponds of fish farming, probably these values can be associated to the discharges of waste water of these ponds, located near the sampling sites.