antidesiccant


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antidesiccant

[‚an·tē′des·ə·kənt]
(materials)
Material applied to plants prior to transplanting to reduce the amount of moisture lost by transpiration.

antidesiccant

Material applied to plants prior to transplanting to reduce the amount of moisture lost from transpiration.
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Antitranspirants, also called antidesiccants, are chemicals that reduce the amount of water plants lose through transpiration.