Adjective "nematocide" definition and examples

(Nematocide may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/nɪˈmatə(ʊ)sʌɪd//ˈnɛmətə(ʊ)sʌɪd/

Definitions and examples

noun

A substance used to kill nematode worms.
  1. 'Sequencing of the Ustilago genome marks the first major expansion of Exelixis' agricultural biotechnology program beyond chemical insecticides and nematicides.'
  2. 'Injection or incorporation into the soil, as in the case of nematicides, makes the pesticide most readily available for leaching.'
  3. 'The objective of Phase One was to evaluate a group of insecticides, nematicides and biological products for safe use on a Poa annua putting green.'
  4. 'Only one nematicide (aldicarb, Temik 15G) appears to be economical for control of SCN under Ohio conditions, but it will likely be removed from the market.'
  5. 'Second, it is difficult, but not impossible, to grow great roses without the use of chemical pesticides, such as insecticides, miticides, fungicides, nematicides and acaracides (spiders).'
  6. 'The major categories of pesticides classified by target are fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, acaricides, molluscicides, nematicides, rodenticides, avicides, and antibiotics.'

More definitions

1. a substance or preparation used for killing nematodes parasitic to plants.

More examples(as adjective)

"dibromochloropropanes can be nematocide."