autocidal

adjective

(of insect pest control) effected by the introduction of sterile or genetically altered individuals into the wild population

Nearby words

  1. autochrome,
  2. autochthon,
  3. autochthonic,
  4. autochthonous,
  5. autochthonous idea,
  6. autocide,
  7. autoclasis,
  8. autoclave,
  9. autocoid,
  10. autocollimation

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