Javelle water

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Noun1.Javelle water - an aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite
sodium hypochlorite - an unstable salt (NaOCl) used as a bleaching agent and disinfectant
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Plant parts (leaves, flowers and bolls) of Bt and non-Bt cotton were brought into the laboratory and were dipped in 0.4% javelle water (sodium hypochlorite) for 10 min to kill the pathogens and then rinsed with water before the feeding bioassay (Men et al., 2005).