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

al′gi·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
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killing or preventing the growth of algae
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Both 2 and 3 also exhibited the anticancer [59-61], algicidal, barnicidal [59], antifungal [62], molluscicidal, cytotoxic and antibacterial activites [21].
Murakami, "Establishment of absolute stereostructure of falcarindiol, algicidal principle against Heterocapsa circularisquama from Notopterygii Rhizoma," Tetrahedron Letters, vol.
The algicidal effect of both types of CuO-NPs, NP precursors, and antibiotic (150 and 300 [micro]g/ml) on C.
Genomic blueprint of Hahella chejuensis, a marine microbe producing an algicidal agent.
The Death Mechanism of the Harmful Algal Bloom Species Alexandrium Tamarense Induced by Algicidal Bacterium Deinococcus Sp.
Liu, "High-cell-density cultivation and algicidal activity assays of a novel algicidal bacterium to control algal bloom caused by water eutrophication," Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, vol.
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., 2004).