paper factor


Definition of paper factor

: a substance originally isolated from pulpwood of the balsam fir that is a selectively effective insecticide with activity like that of juvenile hormone

called also juvabione

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First Known Use of paper factor

1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Paper factor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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