eradicant


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eradicant

any biocide (e.g. a fungicide) used to cure an established infection.
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European Standard 22: Wood preservative--Determination of eradicant action against Hylotrupes bajulus (L.) larvae--(laboratory method).
"However, varieties such as Consort, Einstein and Solstice are much worse off and will need more robust T2 sprays with eradicant activity when T2 timings have been reached in order to keep the top leaves clean."
Eradicant A pesticide that is applied to a plant when a pathogen or insect has arrived and must be killed immediately.