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di·a·to·ma·ceous

 (dī′ə-tə-mā′shəs, dī-ăt′ə-)
adj.
Consisting of diatoms or their skeletons.

diatomaceous

(ˌdaɪətəˈmeɪʃəs)
adj
1. (Microbiology) of, relating to, consisting of, or containing diatoms or their fossil remains
2. (Chemistry) of, relating to, consisting of, or containing diatoms or their fossil remains
3. (Minerals) of, relating to, consisting of, or containing diatoms or their fossil remains

di•a•to•ma•ceous

(ˌdaɪ ə təˈmeɪ ʃəs)

adj.
consisting of or containing diatoms or their fossil remains.
[1840–50; < New Latin Diatomace(ae) an order name (see diatom, -aceae) + -ous]
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Use a pump sprayer and spray all parts of the plant, then sprinkle diatomaceous earth under the plants.