Glossary Term: Furfural

A colorless, sweet-smelling, mobile liquid, C4H3OCHO, made from corncobs and used in the synthesis of furan, as a solvent for nitrocellulose, and as a fungicide and weed killer. A 0.01% aqueous solution is sometimes added (prior to pouring) agar for streaking spores that resist germination attempts.

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