insecticide

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insecticide

[in′sek·tə‚sīd]
(materials)
A chemical agent that destroys insects.
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Monitoring insecticide resistance in Australian Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) detects fipronil and spinosad resistance.
Insecticide resistance in the Anopheles gambiae complex in Benin: a nationwide survey.
Although LLINs are not designed to target Culex or other nuisance mosquito populations, correct usage of intact nets with sufficiently small hole size provides protection from Culex bites even where insecticide resistance may be high.
In this review, I present the current situation regarding the use of DDT for vector control, covering aspects of production, use, legislation, cost-effectiveness, health effects, environmental effects, insecticide resistance, monitoring, and evaluation.
Molecular analysis showed a marked seasonal change in molecular form composition and insecticide resistance status (Table 1).
The burden of agricultural pests is ever present while the number of control approaches is shrinking in the face of insecticide resistance and de-registration of existing chemical treatments.
From the pooled results World Health Organization is able to provide a specific guideline for sandfly and this guideline will help the countries for monitoring and evaluation of insecticide resistance for implementation of control measures.
Insecticide resistance in Myzus persicae in Australia Journal of Economic Entomology, 71: 851-853.
As part of an area-wide integrated pest management programme, the SIT may be able to minimize problems due to insecticide resistance to antimalarial drugs.
Field and laboratory manual for the mechanistic detection of insecticide resistance in insects.