Desiccation vs Diquat - What's the difference?

desiccation | diquat |


As nouns the difference between desiccation and diquat

is that desiccation is (uncountable) the state or process of being desiccated while diquat is (organic compound) a contact herbicide that produces desiccation and defoliation.

desiccation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (uncountable) The state or process of being desiccated
  • An act or occurrence of desiccating
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  • , passage=The most important mortality affecting the larval population was most probably caused by the repeated desiccations of the marsh in the summer. }}

    Derived terms

    *desiccational *electrodesiccation

    diquat

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (organic compound) A contact herbicide that produces desiccation and defoliation.