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antidesiccant

[an-tee-des-i-kuh nt, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈdɛs ɪ kənt, ˌæn taɪ-/
noun, Horticulture
1.
a substance or material applied to a plant, as by spraying, to inhibit moisture loss during transplanting.
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Examples for antidesiccant
  • Spray finished arrangements with an antidesiccant to keep greens fresh longer.
  • Spray all plants budding into leaf or having soft growth with an antidesiccant at the nursery before digging.
  • Spray plants budding into leaf or having soft growth with an antidesiccant before digging.

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