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also nem·a·ti·cide  (nĕm′ə-tĭ-sīd′, nə-măt′ĭ-)
A substance or agent used to kill nematodes.

nem′a·to·cid′al, nem′a·ti·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
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1. (Chemistry) able or tending to kill nematodes
2. (Agriculture) able or tending to kill nematodes
3. (Horticulture) able or tending to kill nematodes
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Nematicidal activity of crude extract of Penicillium sp.
Various plant parts of this species (the roots, branches, stems, leaves, flowers, seed extracts, and oils) possess insecticidal, repellent, nematicidal, and bactericidal effects, and they were tested against a wide range of pests of agricultural importance (Prakash & Rao 1997).
Verticillium lecanii) (Gams and Zare, 2001) is widely known as an entomopathogenic fungus (Cuthbertson et al., 2010) that also possesses mycoparasitic and nematicidal properties against food spoilage (Fenice et al., 1998a) and plant diseases (Ownley et al., 2010; Goettel et al., 2008).
Nematicidal activity of essentials oils and their components againts the root-knot nematode.
The phytochemicals with potential nematicidal properties are also derived from different parts of plants and used against nematodes, but information related to their methods and application is still lacking (Akhtar and Mahmood, 1994; Renco, 2013).
Nematicidal properties of metabolites of symbiotic bacteria Xenorhabdus spp.
Present investigation was conducted to exploit the nematicidal potential of bio and synthetic chemicals against Meloidogyne incognita (Kofoid and White) on tomato.
Filtrates from various strains of fungi shown nematicidal activity (Hallman and Sikora, 1996; Abbas et al., 2011).
The Caryocar species is considered a promising medicinal product due to its bactericidal, fungicidal, leishmanicidal, and nematicidal activities [14, 15].
Nematicidal activity of Orchradanus baccatus against the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne javanica.
Carbon source-dependent antifungal and nematicidal volatiles derived during anaerobic soil disinfestation.