ice-mi|nus

ice-mi|nus
ice-mi|nus «YS MY nuhs», adjective.
of or designating a strain of bacteria developed by genetic engineering to resist the effect of ice formation on plants: »

The researchers believe that spraying this ice-minus bacteria on plants…will prevent the growth of the normal bacteria which do catalyze frost formation, and thereby minimize frost damage to crops (Thomas H. Maugh II).


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