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algicide

[′al·jə‚sīd]
(materials)
A chemical used to kill algae.
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Copper sulfate has served effectively as an algicide when applied at rates greater than 250 [micro]g Cu/L (Han et al.
Shock treatments also contain extra algicides, as well as other additives to control slime molds, and treatments to soften hard water, which may be required to prevent mineral buildup (scaling) on pool surfaces.
Because PCP is inexpensive and has potent biocidal effects against a broad spectrum of species, PCP and its salts have been used as algicides, bactericides, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, and molluscides (2).
We're also looking at other algicides," notes Anderson.
There are numerous products on the market including algicides, magnets around the water pipes, electronic devices transmitting varying frequencies which prevent algae multiplying, ultra-violet lamps which attach to pumps or filters and pads or bags of barley straw.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa for the evaluation of swimming pool chlorination and algicides.
Further compromise of zinc availability results from the spraying of supermarket vegetables with copper-containing algicides, soybean products (check your protein powders), food fillers from soybeans, and estrogen therapy in women.
Antibiotics, fungicides, parasiticides, algicides and pesticides are used to control diseases inside the crowded shrimp ponds.
Whether they be fertilizers, pesticides, algicides, or other chemicals, those applied by spraying can float through the air to surroundings.
A variety of products and processes in daily use apply microencapsulation technology, including carbonless copying paper, liquid crystals, fire extinguishing compounds, adhesives, perfumes and fragrances, animal feedstocks, washing powders, medicinal products, artificial kidneys, insecticides, algicides, cosmetics and fertilizers.
Thus, this is a one-stop shopping guide to the literature on crayfish from Algicides to Zoogeography.