- adj. Of, pertaining to, or effective as a pesticide
“Uncle Tom's Rose Tonic contains potassium phosphite and has good fungicidal properties, while SB Plant Invigorator is a foliar feed with fungicidal and pesticidal properties.”
“And families that succeed in treating the condition with popular products such as Rid and Nix may have to apply the pesticidal creams as many as three times to get rid of the pests.”
“Consider corn varieties engineered to produce a pesticidal protein called Bt-toxin.”
“For example, scientists can take the gene for the Bt pesticidal protein, and introduce the gene into the plant's own genetic material.”
“For example, canola oil and baking soda have pesticidal applications and are considered biopesticides.”
“But the broad definition of “pesticide” in FIFRA also applies to products with less familiar “pesticidal uses.””
“Offsetting the low levels of lycopene are higher levels of compounds called volatile terpenoids, which possess antimicroial, pesticidal and antifungal qualities, so the GM tomato may have longer shelf life and need less pesticide to grow, Lewinsohn contends.”
“The Bayer LL601 rice is a Bt variety that produces a pesticidal protein.”
“Home-made extracts and cold pressed oil based on high quality seed kernels possess excellent pesticidal properties but have the disadvantage that they are unstable and therefore cannot be stored.”
“On the other hand, there are many plant species with pesticidal properties growing in Thailand and the traditional use of botanicals was widespread in previous generations of farmers.”
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