molluscicide


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molluscicide

(mə-lŭs′kĭ-sīd′)
n.
An substance or agent that kills mollusks.

mol·lus′ci·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.

molluscicide

Public health A chemical which kill snails or mollusks
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Transmission can be reduced by controlling snails using molluscicides such as niclosamide, by modifying snail habitats, or by fencing off contaminated bodies of water and providing clean drinking water.
The experts also note the gaps in data on operator exposure and possible groundwater contamination when this product is used as a molluscicide.
Possible uses include a mosquito larvacide, a molluscicide to rein in the prolific zebra mussel that's fouling water supplies in the Great Lakes, and a mildew-zapping bathroom product.
The company's lead product Endocap-Z(TM), a plant derived molluscicide targeting zebra mussels and terrestrial mollusks, is currently under development.
Pablico and Moody (1991) attempted to use the molluscicide Fentin acetate to control the golden apple snail, Pomacea canaliculata Lam.
M.: Dangers in using and handling sodium pentachlorophenate as a molluscicide. Bull WHO 1961;25:597-601.
no addition ("Resource"); (3) Application of insecticides and molluscicide to reduce the impact of phytophagous invertebrates vs.
Chlorination slowly decomposes mussels, while a molluscicide kills nearly all of the mussels within 6 to 10 hours.
Mesurol, the other molluscicide, works better in cloudy conditions since it can kill snails and slugs without the sun's help.
Some observation on the epidemiology of fascioliasis in relation to the timing of molluscicide applications in the control of the disease.
Copper has been employed as a bactericide, molluscicide, and fungicide and exhibits antifouling activities against organisms such as barnacles, tubeworms and the majority of algal fouling species.