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(ɪˈnɒk yə ləm)

n., pl. -la (-lə).
the substance used to make an inoculation.
[1900–05; < New Latin, derivative of Latin inoculāre]
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Noun1.inoculant - a substance (a virus or toxin or immune serum) that is introduced into the body to produce or increase immunity to a particular disease
substance - a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"
virus - (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein
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n (Med) → Impfstoff m
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Over a year ago, the farm switched to using inoculants, ensuring that they have quality feeds, whose nutritional value does not degrade.Edwin Mutegi, the officer in-charge of Marimba Farm, explains that once the fodder is chopped, one dilutes a gram of the inoculant with two litres of water and sprays on it.
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In order to increase population of lactic acid bacteria, microbial inoculant was added before ensiling to enhance the process of fermentation (Bayatkouhsar et al., 2012).
Pedro Bacani faces two counts of violation of Section 3(e) of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act for the procurement of two batches of NBEM-21 microbial soil inoculant activator without competitive bidding.
After the liquid inoculant formulations have become a consolidated technology, in-furrow inoculation has been successfully employed for soybean [8, 19].
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Considering the above, this study was conceived with the objective of evaluating the influence of doses and forms of application of inoculant containing Azospirillum brasilense in upland rice under sprinkler irrigation.