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A substance used to kill or inhibit the growth of algae.

al′gi·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.


killing or preventing the growth of algae
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Genomic blueprint of Hahella chejuensis, a marine microbe producing an algicidal agent.
Polyhalo-substituted 1,3- butadienes possess a broad spectrum of useful properties: they are employed as monomers for the preparation of valuable polymers and copolymers resistant to heat, light and chemical corrosion, and exhibit algicidal, bactericidal and fungicidal activities [1].
To manage and control the adverse impact of harmful algal blooms, many strategies including chemical, physical and biological methods have been developed Objective The aim of this study was to determine the algicidal activity of Loktanella sp.
Algicidal concentrations pose no threat to people; the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (USEPA) Recommended Water Quality Criterion specifies that copper concentrations ([Cu]) must not exceed 1,300 [micro]g/L (USEPA 2002).
This is a combination of three active ingredients that provides fungicidal and algicidal protection for exterior applications.
In the same way, Pseudoalteromonas is usually reported as belonging to the normal flora and not related to pathogenic events in fish due to their capability of producing biologically active compounds with antibacterial, algicidal, antifungal, agarolytic, cytotoxic and antiviral activities (Holmstrom & Kjelleberg, 1999; Kalinovskaya et al.
For example, in the United States and Europe, there has been growing concern about certain algicidal actives, and their use has been decreasing in these regions, according to Tierney.
The new method has an advantageous effect on algicidal formulations.
Still since the Cu is used as algicidal in ponds of fish farming, probably these values can be associated to the discharges of waste water of these ponds, located near the sampling sites.
Some iridoids and triterpenoids obtained from this plant are reported to have algicidal (Coppen and Cobb, 1983; Coppen, 1983), antibacterial (Sandujza et al.
Features: Product's borate chemistry prepares water and has excellent algicidal and water balance properties, making pool care easier, more economical, per maker
Polyphenols with algicidal activity in the submerged macrophyte Myriophyllum spicatum L.