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An substance or agent that kills mollusks.

mol·lus′ci·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.


(Chemistry) chem a preparation that kills molluscs
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Speaking to Gulf News, Gubran emphasised that Strychnine is a pesticide that has been banned by the Ministry of Environment and Water, while Metaldehyde is a restricted molluscicide -- not pesticide -- that is used against slugs, snails and other gastropod pests.
The current study reports the efficacy data for 9 commercially available molluscicide formulations from laboratory bioassays as well as field trials for both Lissachatina fulica, and mortality to 3 nontarget snail species.
Investigation of the Efficacy of Semicontinuous Application of a Nonoxidizing Molluscicide for Control of Macrofouling by Zebra Mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) and Asian Clams (Corbieulafluminea).
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.
Environmental Protection Agency as an algicide and molluscicide.
Extracts from the root have been used as a molluscicide.
Snails and slugs withdrew from produce after the molluscicide was applied to surrounding vegetation, but returned after several days.
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.
Mesurol, the other molluscicide, works better in cloudy conditions since it can kill snails and slugs without the sun's help.