nontarget


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non·tar·get

 (nŏn-tär′gĭt)
adj.
Not being the target, as of an agent or weapon: effects of radiotherapy on nontarget cells.

nontarget

(ˌnɒnˈtɑːɡɪt)
adj
that is not the intended target
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While decreasing the mosquito population is crucial, destroying essential pollinators would have long-term negative effects on agriculture and the food supply, and therefore the continued use of these agents should be reviewed to develop effective methods that reduce the development of mosquito resistance, spare nontarget species, and decrease residual environmental contamination.
In the field, "pollen from nontarget plants represents the primary route of exposure," the study notes.
There are controversial new chemicals being used affecting not only bees, but also most other nontarget insects--soil dwellers, water dwellers, and plant dwellers.
Features such as NonTarget Deconvolution, Target Analyte Find, library searches and data that provides a complete mapping of each sample, all come together to give users an enhanced GCMS experience.
Quality too can be variable with contamination by dirt, moisture and nontarget items.
Written for landscape professionals, home gardeners, and pest managers, this guide describes the maintenance of healthy trees and shrubs through integrated pest management that prevents or reduces pest damage with minimum harm to human health, the environment, and nontarget organisms.
In addition, we inserted the anchor balloon into a nontarget artery and inflated it gently to avoid vascular injury to the feeding artery.
Earlier Green Party leader Stephen Agnew, said he is "deeply concerned" by the Snares Order which he argues "effectively endorses the use of these cruel instruments so long as dubious, unenforceable conditions are met - none of which are likely to significantly alleviate animal suffering or reduce the number of nontarget animals caught".
For the latter, we employed a within subjects design with repeated measures taken on word relation type (target, taught same, derived same, derived opposite, nontarget network, non-network, novel).
Some oriental fruit flies were also captured, suggesting the blend may have use in trapping other tephritid species while keeping captures of nontarget insects to a minimum.
In addition, this chemical should not kill nontarget organisms (such as fish) or present a hazard to people drinking water from the same source.
6% of patients with one to two nontarget toenails affected at baseline had a complete cure with efinaconazole, compared with 4.