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A chemical plant growth regulator, C6H12N2O3, formerly used to increase the storage life of fruit, especially apples, and currently used to control growth and flowering of commercially grown ornamental plants.
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(Horticulture) another name for Alar
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|Noun||1.||daminozide - a chemical sprayed on fruit trees to regulate their growth so the entire crop can be harvested at one time|
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