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(măl'əthī`ŏn): see insecticideinsecticides,
chemical, biological, or other agents used to destroy insect pests; the term commonly refers to chemical agents only. Chemical Insecticides

The modern history of chemical insecticides in the United States dates from 1867, when Paris green proved
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(organic chemistry)
C10H19O6PS2 A yellow liquid, slightly soluble in water; malathion is the generic name for S-1,2-bis(ethoxycarbonyl)ethyl O, O-dimethylphosphorodithioate; used as an insecticide.
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In the absence of a critical edition of the French Ovide moralise in prose, readers are left to speculate about the reasons behind Moll's choice of the Saint Petersburg manuscript as his main source.
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Tea Party backed candidate Ovide Lamontagne also took the early lead in the GOP primary contest for Senate in New Hampshire.
Most of the studies develop a pointed analysis of the classical text and its later reception, clearly stating the implications of the Ovidian influence in terms of content (see revisions of Ovidian myths in Gur Zak, "A Humanist in Exile: Ovid's Myth of Narcissus and the Experience of Self in Petrarch's "Secretum" 179-98; and Kathryn McKinley, "Lessons for a King from Gower's "Confessio Amantis" 107-30), moral and cultural authority (Marilynn Desmond, "The Goddess Diana and the Ethics of Reading in the "Ovide Moralise" 61-76; Cora Fox, "Authorising the Metamorphic Witch: Ovid in Reginald Scot's "Discoverie of Witchcraft" 165-78); intertextuality (Jamie C.
New York City police and hazardous material crews are investigating the matter, the Journal reported in a posting by Shira Ovide.
Subsequent chapters concentrate on the Christianization of Roman ethics and morality in the Ovide moralise (Desmond) and the notion of metamorphosis in the works of Christine de Pizan (Akbari, Zalamea).
Apres avoir developpe la singularite courtisane du Benserade des Metamorphoses d'Ovide en rondeaux (1676), un bref retour sur la chute eclatante de Fouquet s'imposait.
The bumper was won in good style by the favourite Ovide, who was ridden by Graham Lee for trainer Howard Johnson.
Ovide had the misfortune to come up against one of the best bumper horses of the season in Alfie Flits on his Southwell debut.
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