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An substance or agent that kills mollusks.

mol·lus′ci·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
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(Chemistry) chem a preparation that kills molluscs
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Report of the Scientific working Group on Plant Molluscicide & Guidelines for evaluation of plant molluscicides.
The Amerindians use Duranta as an insecticide, vermifuge, and interestingly, as a molluscicide. One wouldn't have thought this was necessary, but apparently the mussels and clams will float to the surface when intoxicated and are easy to gather.
The concern with problems caused by synthetic molluscicide and the search for easily biodegradable compounds that are also inexpensive and locally available has increased the interest for the use of vegetal molluscicide, once some of them have promising activity similar to the synthetics (WHO, 1983).
Marrone Bio has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Solenis, a global expert in water treatment and process chemistries, to provide Zequanox molluscicide treatment programs for enclosed and semi-enclosed water systems in the U.S.
Action comparee de la toxicite de chlorures metalliques et d'un molluscicide organique de synthese, la N-tritylmorpholine, sur deux amphipodes dulcaquicoles Gammarus pulex et Echinogammarus berilloni.
Carbaryl (naphthalen-1-yl N-methylcarbamate) is a carbamate pesticide that acts primarily as insecticide, but it can also be considered as molluscicide and acaricide.
Virginia devoted many years to the study of the latex and later to the "crown of Christ", from the family Euphorbiaceae, which presented a positive result as a molluscicide for the snail responsible in transmitting schistosomiasis.
The population control of transmitter mollusks is done with niclosamide, a molluscicide recommended by the World Health Organization for control programs [1-3].
It is considered one of the most important biologically active metabolites with important pharmacological properties: antitumor, antibiotic, antiviral, antioxidant, tuberculostatic, anti-inflammatory, and molluscicide [1-10].
It has been recognized in different system of traditional medicines for the treatment of different diseases and ailments of human beings [15], as a diuretic, laxative, emmenagogue; treatment for wounds, syphilis, cardiac disease, GI & rheumatic problems; as an insecticide, molluscicide; and in the treatment of hypertension [16].
TBTC is a potent algicide and molluscicide that was used in marine antifouling ship paints (Grun 2014).