insecticide

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insecticide

[in′sek·tə‚sīd]
(materials)
A chemical agent that destroys insects.
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In effect, the EPAs sound science approach permits the release of the newer systemic insecticides based on experimental practices that tend to ignore the findings highlighted by some laboratory- and many beekeeper-initiated studies.
Field evaluations of systemic insecticides for control of Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in China.
Use insecticidal soap or systemic insecticide if you see pests such as mealy bugs, spider mites and scale.
10 Spray beech hedges with a suitable systemic insecticide as they come into leaf to protect against the beech aphid.
To prevent this happening, spray the tree with a winter tar wash in December, and to make sure of any that escape, spray with a systemic insecticide in April.
The whitefly themselves are easily controlled by using soap or a systemic insecticide.
Chlorantraniliprole is a systemic insecticide and generally persists in plants for long periods of time (Lahm et al.
A systemic insecticide that stays in the sap will poison them, but ideally use an organic soap spray.
Later in 2006, Cheoah and 12 companions were treated with a systemic insecticide.
You will then need to treat the scale insects with a recommended systemic insecticide or a fatty acid spray if you are an organic gardener.
A These pests are very prolific this year and you would be better with a residual systemic insecticide such as Provado bug killer.
A systemic insecticide called Merit had been sprayed on the trees in an attempt to control the pests, said Chris Palmieri, a project development coordinator with the city.

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