fungicide

[ fuhn-juh-sahyd, fuhng-guh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF fungicide

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If, however, the fungicide is upon the plant before the fungus is, the parasite may not be able to obtain a foothold.

There appears to be an idea held in some quarters that sodium bisulphite may be so employed as a fungicide.

Minor uses were in agriculture as a fungicide and insecticide, in vulcanizing rubber, and in the manufacture of gunpowder.

The bearing of this question upon the relation of a fungicide to its efficiency is apparent.

Fungicide: a substance used to kill or prevent the growth of fungi; for example, Bordeaux Mixture or copper sulphate.

Up until about five years ago Bordeaux mixture as the fungicide and paris green as the poison were almost universally used.

This disease may be prevented in large measure by the use of a fungicide known as Bordeaux mixture.

WORD ORIGIN

1889; see fungus + -cide.

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