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Definitions of alar in various dictionaries:
noun - a chemical sprayed on fruit trees to regulate their growth so the entire crop can be harvested at one time
adj - of or relating to the axil
adj - having or resembling wings
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Controversial orchard spray|
|Brand of daminozide|
|Banned apple spray|
|Out-of-favor apple treatment|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|relating to or resembling a wing or wings.|
|Resembling, containing, or composed of wings or alae.|
|Anatomy Concerned with the armpit axillary.|
|Relating to or resembling a wing or wings.|
|A growth retardant formerly sprayed on fruit and vegetables to enhance the quality of the crop. Found to be a likely carcinogen, its use is now restricted to ornamental plants.|
|relating to a body part that is shaped like a wing|
|relating to the axilla ( the armpit)|
|a growth-regulating chemical sprayed on fruit trees entire crop can be harvested at one time|
|having or resembling wings|
|of or relating to the axil|
|Daminozide also known as Alar, Kylar, B-NINE, DMASA, SADH, or B 995 is a plant growth regulator, a chemical sprayed on fruit to regulate growth, make harvest easier, and keep apples from falling off the trees before they ripen so they are red and firm for storage. Alar was first approved for use in the U.S. in 1963. It was primarily used on apples until 1989, when the manufacturer voluntarily withdrew it after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed banning it based on concerns about cancer risks to consumers.It was produced in the U.S. by the Uniroyal Chemical Company, Inc, (now integrated into the Chemtura Corporation), which registered daminozide for use on fruits intended for human consumption in 1963. In addition to apples and ornamental plants, they also registered for use on cherries, peaches, pears, Concord grapes, tomato transplants, and peanut vines. On fruit trees, daminozide affects flow-bud initiation, fruit-set maturity, fruit firmness and coloring, preharvest|