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disinfest

(dĭs′ĭn-fĕst′)
tr.v. disin·fested, disin·festing, disin·fests
To rid of vermin.

dis·in′fes·ta′tion (-fĕ-stā′shən) n.
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The disinfested seeds were germinated in bottles containing 30 ml of half -strength Murashige and Skoog (MS) medium [20] supplemented with 0.7% (w/v) agar and 3% sucrose.
Red potatoes (Solanum tuberosum L.) were disinfested by scrubbing under running water with a brush, then immersed in 10% Clorox (6.0% sodium hypochlorite) for 20 min.
Disinfested seeds, three per 8 dram vial, were cultured aseptically in half strength MSMO amended with the antimicrobials plant preservative mixture (ppm) at 2 ml/L and Benomyl at 100 mg/L, or tap water.
Benches can be disinfested with a dilute antiseptic.
Riogrande) were surface disinfested with 5% sodium hypochlorite for one minute and washed for about 5 min in sterile water.
Ten flowers were disinfested by immersion in a 3% Na hypochlorite solution for 1min and subsequently rinsed with sterile water.
The primary justification for using this system is that strawberry crops can be produced without fumigation (Lieten, Longuesserre, Pivot 2004); although if the soilless media could be disinfested and recycled, instead of discarded at the end of each cropping cycle, it would, in theory, represent a more sustainable system.