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fungicide

 [fun´jĭ-sīd]
an agent that destroys fungi. adj., adj fungici´dal.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

fun·gi·cide

(fŭn'ji-sīd),
Any substance that has a destructive killing action on fungi.
Synonym(s): mycocide
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fungicide

An agent that is toxic to or destroys fungi.
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fun·gi·cide

(fŭn'ji-sīd)
Any substance that has a killing action on fungi.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

fungicide

any substance such as captan or benomyl that kills FUNGI. When used to protect higher plants, fungicides are applied either directly to the affected parts (contact application) or to the soil from where they are absorbed by the roots and transferred throughout the plant (systemic application).
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

fun·gi·cide

(fŭn'ji-sīd)
Any substance that has a destructive killing action on fungi.
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To combat fungus diseases such as mildew or rust, organic gardeners used to have only two options: copper-based fungicides such as Bordeaux solution, or sulfur.
Klepper, Impact of fungicide seed treatments on Rhizoctonia root rot, take-all, eyespot, and growth of winter wheat, Plant Dis., 74, 782 (1990).
However, farmers should not be tempted to increase rates, because this is not economic and would drive resistance faster," said Paul Gosling, who manages fungicide performance research at AHDB.
Experts have suggested use of fungicides at least on the patches where the disease is found.
For growers who didn't use a fungicide, it was an eye-opening season.
was determined as the concentration of the fungicide that inhibits fungal growth by 50%, known as the EC[sub.50] value (fig.
According to the company, CRONNOS is a unique three-way mixture fungicide for soybean rust, including a multisite protectant.
The treatments were consisted of four chickpea varieties, namely, Shasho, Arerti, Marye, and local, two seed dressing fungicides, namely, Apron Star and mancozeb, and untreated local chickpea (control).
Wehner, "Survey of fungicide sensitivity in Colletotrichum gloeosporioides from different avocado and mango production areas in South Africa," European Journal of Plant Pathology, vol.