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shark repellent

n. something that prevents corporate takeovers. (Securities markets.) Acme Systems tried again to get its board to approve a shark repellent to keep the Widget cartel from acquiring it.
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This report covers the present condition and the market growth scenario of the global mosquito repellent market for 2015-2019.
Calypso After Sun aloe vera gel with built-in insect repellent doesn't have the chemical smell or feel as harsher sprays.
In a recent report to Congress, NOAA officials highlighted the repellent among efforts in coastal communities to reduce the numbers of sharks caught in commercial seafood harvests.
We are encouraging manufacturers to submit applications so they can add the graphic to their registered repellent products.
Ideal for basements and sheds, Inspired Spider Repellent is harmless to humans, animals, wildlife and the environment.
For the supply and delivery of a range of insecticides, pesticides, rodenticides and personal insect repellent.
5 Boots Repel Once Insect Repellent Family Lotion, PS8.
The increase in product use among troops has initiated spatial repellent testing at NECE to provide technical guidance for proper use and product effectiveness.
vector biting pressure, repellent efficacy, and product acceptance' may be read as "evading infection in circumstances where vector biting pressure, repellent efficacy, and product acceptance may vary" and in Line Nos.
Johns Hopkins researchers revealed how mosquitoes and other insects taste DEET - a man-made compound that's been the most widely used insect repellent for more than 50 years - and smell citronellal, a commonly used botanical repellant.
in a homogeneous grassy habitat that contained a large population of fire ants, trials were conducted over 3 consecutive nights for each repellent to evaluate effectiveness of a single application of the repellent over time.
Insect repellent use in the first three months was linked with an 81% increased risk of hypospadias.
Efficacies of the commercially available repellents Repel [R] Sportsman Formula [R] Insect Repellent, Repel [R] Insect Repellent, Skin so Soft [R] Bug Guard plus IR3535 and Skin so Soft [R] Bug Guard plus Picaridin were evaluated.
TREE WORLD PLANT CARE PRODUCTS introduced its Plantskydd Rabbit and Small Critter Repellent in 3 and 7 pound ShakerPaks.