antidesiccant


antidesiccant
/an'tee des"i keuhnt, an'tuy-/, n. Hort.
a substance or material applied to a plant, as by spraying, to inhibit moisture loss during transplanting.
[ANTI- + DESICCANT]

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Universalium. 2010.

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