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insecticide

[in′sek·tə‚sīd]
(materials)
A chemical agent that destroys insects.
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25%); carbaryl; permethrin; insecticidal soap; capsaicin, horticultural (petroleum) oil; neem oil; and acetamiprid.
In the first treatment group, insecticidal fogging was administered indoor and outdoor by the government.
The modern techniques of biotechnology offered potential to overcome this problem by the introduction of genes encoding insecticidal proteins from Bacillus thuriengenesis into plants to develop insect resistance.
A pest-control company can apply insecticidal dust inside of the attic and repellent insecticide in potential entryways.
The study was conducted six months after the harvest, indicating that the insecticidal proteins in crop byproducts can persist in the environment.
Their tests against cowpea weevil larva, insects used as models for studying the insecticidal activity of proteins, showed that tiny amounts of the coffee proteins quickly killed up to half of the insects.
Insecticidal activity of common reagents for insect foreign bodies of the ear.
Dow AgroSciences LLC (Indianapolis, IN) has patented modified, insecticidal Cry34 proteins with enhanced properties as compared to wild-type Cry34 proteins.
Sahu et al (3) in this issue presented results of one such study in a malaria endemic area of India to show the considerable protective efficacy of insecticidal treatment of nets, especially with use of micro-encapsulated formulation than an emulsifiable concentrate formulation.
I have not used any insecticidal sprays in my garden for many years, and as a result, insect pests do not persist for long when they do happen to show up.