postemergence

adjective
post·​emer·​gence | \ ˌpōst-i-ˈmər-jən(t)s How to pronounce postemergence (audio) \

Definition of postemergence

: used or occurring in the stage between the emergence of a seedling and the maturity of a crop plant postemergence herbicides postemergence development

First Known Use of postemergence

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Postemergence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postemergence. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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