Definition of maneb in English:


Syllabification: man·eb
Pronunciation: /ˈmanˌeb


  • A white compound used as a fungicidal powder on vegetables and fruit.
    • Alternative name: manganese ethylene bisdithiocarbamate; chemical formula: C4H6N2S4Mn
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    • The Rochester team studied the effects of a mixture of two common agrochemicals, the herbicide paraquat and the fungicide maneb.
    • Researchers also show that low levels of maneb, a fungicide commonly used in farming, can injure the antioxidant system in those same types of cells.
    • The commonly used fungicides are maneb, mancozeb, daconil and copper-oxychloride.

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