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Meaning of "molluscicide" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MOLLUSCICIDE

molluscicide  [məˈlʌskɪˌsaɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MOLLUSCICIDE

noun
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verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Molluscicide is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MOLLUSCICIDE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

molluscicide

Molluscicide

Molluscicides /mɵˈlʌskəsaɪd/, also known as snail baits and snail pellets, are pesticides against molluscs, which are usually used in agriculture or gardening, in order to control gastropod pests specifically slugs and snails which damage crops or other valued plants by feeding on them. A number of chemicals can be employed as a molluscicide: ▪ Metal salts such as iron phosphate and aluminium sulfate, relatively non-toxic, also used in organic gardening ▪ Metaldehyde ▪ Methiocarb ▪ Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors, highly toxic to other animals and humans, acts also as a contact poison...

Definition of molluscicide in the English dictionary

The definition of molluscicide in the dictionary is a preparation that kills molluscs.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MOLLUSCICIDE


acaricide
əˈkærɪˌsaɪd
bactericide
bækˈtɪərɪˌsaɪd
countryside
ˈkʌntrɪˌsaɪd
deicide
ˈdiːɪˌsaɪd
foeticide
ˈfiːtɪˌsaɪd
fungicide
ˈfʌndʒɪˌsaɪd
Heaviside
ˈhɛvɪˌsaɪd
herbicide
ˈhɜːbɪˌsaɪd
homicide
ˈhɒmɪˌsaɪd
infanticide
ɪnˈfæntɪˌsaɪd
insecticide
ɪnˈsɛktɪˌsaɪd
Merseyside
ˈmɜːzɪˌsaɪd
pesticide
ˈpɛstɪˌsaɪd
regicide
ˈrɛdʒɪˌsaɪd
rodenticide
rəʊˈdɛntɪˌsaɪd
silicide
ˈsɪlɪˌsaɪd
spermicide
ˈspɜːmɪˌsaɪd
Speyside
ˈspeɪˌsaɪd
suicide
ˈsuːɪˌsaɪd
wayside
ˈweɪˌsaɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MOLLUSCICIDE

mollification
mollified
mollifier
mollifies
mollify
mollities
mollitious
mollusc
mollusc-like
molluscan
molluscicidal
molluscoid
molluscoidal
molluscous
molluscum
mollusk
mollusk-like
molluskan
Mollweide projection
molly

WORDS THAT END LIKE MOLLUSCICIDE

algicide
assisted suicide
biopesticide
culpable homicide
decide
feticide
filicide
fratricide
justifiable homicide
larvicide
liberticide
matricide
miticide
negligent homicide
nematicide
parasiticide
parricide
patricide
raticide
tyrannicide
viricide

Synonyms and antonyms of molluscicide in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «molluscicide» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MOLLUSCICIDE

Find out the translation of molluscicide to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of molluscicide from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «molluscicide» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

灭螺
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

molusquicida
570 millions of speakers

English

molluscicide
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

molluscicide
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مبيد الرخويات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

моллюскоцид
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

moluscicida
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

molluscicidal
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

molluscicide
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Molluscicidal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Molluscizid
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

軟体動物駆除剤
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

molluscicide
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Molluscicidal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

molluscicide
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

molluscicidal
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

श्लेष्मल त्वचा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

mollustisit
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

molluschicida
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

moluskocyd
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

моллюськоциди
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

moluscicid
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γυμνοσάλιαγκες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

molluscicide
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

molluskicid
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

molluscicide
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of molluscicide

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MOLLUSCICIDE»

The term «molluscicide» is normally little used and occupies the 134.813 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MOLLUSCICIDE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about molluscicide

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MOLLUSCICIDE»

Discover the use of molluscicide in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to molluscicide and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Molluscs as Crop Pests
Based on these results, the French Centre Technique Interprofessionnel des Oléagineux Métropolitains (CETIOM, 1995) recommends that, for gastropod control in sunflower, molluscicide baits are best applied to the soil surface at sowing.
G. M. Barker, 2002
2
New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research
Table 3 Trial 1 : influence of insecticides, molluscicide, and seeding rate on seedling numbers of perennial ryegrass. Table 5 Trial 2: influence of insecticides on numbers of. Sibth.), vulpia hair grass (Vulpia bromoides (L.) Gray), ripgut brome ...
3
New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural ...
Slug. control. in. direct-drilled. maize. Table 1 The effect of molluscicide treatments on slug numbers,. G. M. BARKER R. P. POTTINGER ROSEMARY A. McGHIE P. J. ADDISON Ruakura Soil and Plant Research Station Private Bag, Hamilton, ...
4
Pesticide Impact on Stream Fauna: With Special Reference to ...
THE ROLE OF BAYLUSCIDE AS A MOLLUSCICIDE IN SNAIL CONTROL Bayluscide (Bayer 73) has long played a dual role, being both an effective controller of larval lampreys and a practical controlling agent for the aquatic snails which are ...
R. C. Muirhead-Thomson, 1987
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Methods for Risk Assessment of Transgenic Plants: III, ...
Molluscicide ("Draza"), insecticide (alternately "Hallmark" and "Sybol") or both were applied periodically to individual plots according to the manufacturers' recommendations according to a latin square design. The 2 x 2 m plots were fenced to ...
Klaus Ammann, 1999
6
Dams and Disease: Ecological Design and Health Impacts of ...
Abate; temephos (insecticide) [organothiophosphatej. acrolein (molluscicide and herbicide) [aldehyde]. Aptalic (agricultural pesticide). Aralen; chloroquine ( malaria drug). Bayluscide; niclosamide (molluscicide). Biltricid; praziquantel ( bilharzia ...
William Jobin, 1999
7
Plants : the potentials for extracting protein, medicines, ...
The only molluscicide recommended by the World Health Organization is Bayluscide, an expensive chemical used only in a few developing countries with the help of external financial assistance. The lack of a market as a result of developing ...
8
Veterinary Parasitology
habitat is limited a simple method of control is to fence off this area or treat annually with a molluscicide. Copper sulphate is the most widely used; although more efficient molluscicides, such as N-trityl morpholine, have been developed, none ...
M. A. Taylor, R. L. Coop, R. L. Wall, 2013
9
Impact of Pesticides on Farmer Health and the Rice Environment
Niclosamide was one of first molluscicides developed for bilharziasis control but was, however, toxic to fish. Despite of this, it gained popularity in many countries as a molluscicide, particularly where bilharziasis control is the overriding ...
Prabhu L. Pingali, Pierre A. Roger, 1995
10
Encyclopedia of Pest Management
Lymnaea spp. (Lymnaeidae) are vector snails for fasciolosis, a related disease in livestock. CONTROL OF GASTROPODS Molluscicide Use The worldwide molluscicide market is estimated to be $550 million per year. Molluscicide sales reach ...
David Pimentel, Ph.D., 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MOLLUSCICIDE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term molluscicide is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Reduced Tillage Technology' Will Address the Perennial Issue on …
The crop care and maintenance activities included the application of pre-emergence herbicide and molluscicide after transplanting or ... «Oryza, Jul 15»
2
The Skinny On Slugs
Metaldehyde is the most commonly used molluscicide. It's sold in pellets, flakes and liquids. This product can be used in flower gardens as well ... «27east.com, Jun 15»
3
Destructive Zebra Mussels Resist Eradication in Great Lakes …
... with zebra mussels with Zequanox, a biological pesticide or molluscicide. ... only selective and environmentally compatible molluscicide. «Yibada, May 15»
4
Science, technology vital to national development
Unknown to many Zambians, the centre's research on Phytolacca dodecandra, a potent natural molluscicide (snails killing chemical), has ... «Zambia Daily Mail, Mar 15»
5
Cuba is Being Invaded by Giant Land Snails!
... difficult to stop — in part because applying molluscicide would kill other species. Also introducing predators is also problematic because all of ... «Care2.com, Feb 15»
6
Rat-sized snails invade Cuba, threatening to wipe out indigenous …
Cuba is also struggling with how deal with these snails as a molluscicide could wipe out the entire indigenous snail population on the island. «Fox News, Feb 15»
7
Giant African land snails have invaded Cuba
It will be hard to get rid of the giant snails, as molluscicide could damage the indigenous population. Introducing another predatory snail might ... «BBC News, Feb 15»
8
Over 291 mln USD used on crop protection in Vietnam's Mekong …
... seed treatment, plant growth regulators and molluscicide, were sold by retailers in the region, local Tuoi Tre (Youth) News reported Thursday, ... «GlobalPost, Oct 14»
9
Vietnam's Mekong Delta farmers spend $291mn on crop protection …
... including insecticide, fungicide, herbicide, seed treatment, plant growth regulators and molluscicide, were sold by retailers in nine localities in ... «Tuoitrenews, Oct 14»
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It's show time WWEM 2014, Telford international centre, UK, 5-6th …
... sampler to monitor for a range of acid herbicides including Mecoprop and MCPA, and the molluscicide Metaldehyde in surface waters. «International Environmental Technology, Oct 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Molluscicide [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/molluscicide>. Nov 2020 ».
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