biofumigant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bio- +‎ fumigant

Noun[edit]

biofumigant (plural biofumigants)

  1. Any fumigant of biological origin.
    • 2015 July 18, “Degradation of Biofumigant Isothiocyanates and Allyl Glucosinolate in Soil and Their Effects on the Microbial Community Composition”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0132931:
      Especially ITC show antimicrobial and antinematicidal activities, thereby being promising biofumigants.