Meaning of algicide in English:


Pronunciation /ˈaldʒɪsʌɪd/

Translate algicide into Spanish


  • A substance which is poisonous to algae.

    ‘Better help may be on the horizon for many catfish farmers in the form of a natural-based algicide that kills blue-green algae but is much safer for other pond life.’
    • ‘‘We're also looking at other algicides,’ notes Anderson.’
    • ‘Iodine is, however, ineffective as an algicide.’
    • ‘The algicide targets Oscillatoria perornata, a species of cyanobacteria prevalent in Mississippi.’
    • ‘Aquatic herbicides and algicides have been used successfully for several decades.’