phosphite

[fos-fahyt]
noun Chemistry.
(loosely) a salt of phosphorous acid.

Origin:
1790–1800; phosph- + -ite1

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phosphite (ˈfɒsfaɪt)
 
n
any salt or ester of phosphorous acid

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phosphite phos·phite (fŏs'fīt')
n.
A salt or ester of phosphorous acid.

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Phosphite was effective at reducing late blight development at all time intervals.
Preliminary treatments of cankers with phosphite fungicide trunk drenches have been encouraging, but not consistent.
On pecans, phosphite fungicides demonstrated good scab control applied by air-blast sprayers.
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