antidesiccant


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antidesiccant

(ˌæntɪˈdɛsɪkənt)
n
(Plants) a substance applied to plants to prevent moisture loss during transplantation
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Antitranspirant (also antidesiccant) A liquid sprayed on plants to reduce water loss, transplant shock, windburn, and sunscald.
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