fumigant


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fu·mi·gant

 (fyo͞o′mĭ-gənt)
n.
A chemical compound used in its gaseous state as a pesticide or disinfectant.

[Latin fūmigāns, fūmigant-, present participle of fūmigāre, to smoke; see fumigate.]

fumigant

(ˈfjuːmɪɡənt)
n
(Chemistry) a substance used for fumigating

fu•mi•gant

(ˈfyu mɪ gənt)

n.
any volatile or volatilizable chemical compound used as a disinfectant or pesticide.
[1720–30; < Latin]
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Noun1.fumigant - a chemical substance used in fumigation
chemical, chemical substance - material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
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fu·mi·gant

n. fumigante, agente usado en la fumigación.
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oryzae adults applied as fumigant. Regarding other curculionid weevils, again Lamiaceae revealed to be very effective as fumigant (i.e., Origanum acutidens and Mentha pulegium against S.
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