larvicide


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larvicide

[′lär·və‚sīd]
(materials)
A pesticide used to kill larvae.
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lt;B 'We plan to incorporate the drone imagery into smartphone technology to help guide larvicide spraying teams to water bodies on the ground, and to track their progress and coverage'
Although used for years as a method of mosquito testing, the use of plastic containing the larvicide pyriproxyfen is new to the fight against mosquitoes.
Pyriproxyfen, one of the 12 larvicides that WHO recommends to reduce the development of mosquitos, has been used since the late 1990s without being linked to microcephaly.
The next analysis is Reed and Muench analysis to get the toxicity value of a larvicide to Aedes aegypti larvae.
First 1% stock suspensions of VectoBac WDG and Mousticide were made and calculated amounts of larvicide suspensions were transferred to test cups to achieve the required concentrations.
The nanoparticles without the larvicide were screened at the concentrations between 1 and 10 mg/l with respect to PVP as the active ingredient.
The larvicide is a great control method, but it has to be used at the right time.
The larvicide is safe to apply even to drinking water.
Bacillus thuringiensis), an organic larvicide, to control them.
Pupae (or tumblers) rest on the surface of standing water, where they mature into adults unless killed with a larvicide during their larvae stage.
To quell the spreading epidemic, the state's Department of Health Services has issued an emergency administrative order that allows officials to enter a property if the owner cannot be located and add a larvicide to a pool they've determined to be a health hazard.
Part of the funds will be used for supply of Larvicide to control granulated bacillus Sphaericus.