insecticide

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insecticide

[in′sek·tə‚sīd]
(materials)
A chemical agent that destroys insects.
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Healthy, individual trees can be protected with treatments of systemic insecticides, which work well in urban and suburban settings.
Evaluation of systemic insecticides for potato leafhopper control in field-grown red maple.
Imidacloprid {1-(6 chloronicotinyl)-2-(nitroimino) imidazolidine} is a systemic insecticide with soil, seed, and foliar uses for the control of sucking pests (Sanyal et al., 2006) rather it is the most widely used insecticide (~ 70 crops in more than 100 countries) throughout the world (Bonmatin et al., 2003).
However, if insect infestation occur, spray plants with dilute systemic insecticide like Lannate or Sevin.
He pointed out that the main control method is through the application of a systemic insecticide which is applied inside the infested area of the trunk.
Methomyl is effective in two ways: (a) as a contact insecticide because it kills target insects upon direct contact, and (b) as a systemic insecticide because of its capacity to cause overall systemic poisoning in target insects, after it is absorbed by and transported through the pests that feed on treated plants (Wasim et al., 2010).
Then spray with a systemic insecticide to get rid of any sap-sucking pests.
Several different insecticides are quite effective at lowering vine mealybug numbers, especially Applaud (an insect growth regulator) and Movento (a systemic insecticide), both of which are relatively nontoxic.
Monocil is a systemic insecticide, which controls broad spectrum of pests in a wide range of crops and was one of the largest selling molecules.
Once you have sprayed the plant with a strong force of water, it would be wise to use a systemic insecticide that can control these pests.
Tokyo, Dec 22, 2010 - (JCN) - Nufarm Australia, a wholly owned affiliate of Nufarm Ltd, and Sumitomo Chemical Australia Pty Ltd (SCAL), a wholly owned affiliate of Sumitomo Chemical Co., have reached new toll manufacturing arrangements for a number of Sumitomo Chemical's products in Australia, including Admiral Insect Growth Regulator, Shield Systemic Insecticide, and Sumi-Alpha Flex.
He said he had just learned two weeks ago that maples in Worcester would be injected with the systemic insecticide imidacloprid to vaccinate the tree against Asian longhorned beetle larvae and while USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service said there's "reason for concern" among beekeepers, the degree of concern has not yet been determined.

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