algicide


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algicide

[′al·jə‚sīd]
(materials)
A chemical used to kill algae.
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Ki, "Effects of the algicides CuS[O.sub.4] and NaOCl on various physiological parameters in the harmful dinoflagellate Cochlodinium polykrikoides," Journal of Applied Phycology, vol.
Combine a pressure washer or stiff yard broom with a path cleaner or algicide.
This can be put right by frequently applying an algicide.
Features: system offers chlorine-free protection without irritation to the skin, hair or eyes, per maker; line includes sanitizer and algistat, algicide and oxidizer; use once a week
Scrub the pebbles and fountain clean, then use an algicide such as TetraPond AlgoFin every 4-6 weeks throughout summer.
It is the best chlorine algicide and reduces the pH because of its high acid content.
To fight fungus growth in warm, wet climates, they are available with special algicide granules.
Malkyl is a steriliser, bactericide, germicide, fungicide, algicide and disinfectant with a Rideal Walker value of 75 and pH value of 7.0.
These included: replacing launders with end-of-basin weirs; orientation of basins and walkways to reduce the amount of sunlight on basin walls; and copper sheathing on the top four ft of basin walls to act as an algicide. These design changes have worked extremely well, resulting in almost complete in-plant algae control.
A bird-safe algicide is a "must" to prevent the growth of algae and Lurvey recommends and sells covers for these water features, to be used in the winter.
In period II (July) there was a remarkable decrease of biovolume for all descriptor species, including Mougeotia sp., probably due to the decrease of nitrate concentration (from 1,350 to 580 [micro]g.[L.sub.-1]), and management actions in the reservoir, that include the use of an algicide to prevent algal growth (Matsuzaki, 2007).