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algicide

 [al´jĭ-sīd]
1. destructive to algae.
2. an agent that destroys algae.

al·gi·cide

(al'ji-sīd),
An agent active against algae.
[algae, + L. caedo, to kill]

algicide

Any material used to kill algae:
• Chemical algicides—Copper sulphate, Polyquat;
• Natural algicide—Barley straw has been touted as a natural algicide; it’s efficacy is uncertain.
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