insecticide

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insecticide

[in′sek·tə‚sīd]
(materials)
A chemical agent that destroys insects.
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The department will continue performing alternating treatments of adulticide and larvicide to reduce the mosquito counts in the area as necessary.
* June 16, 2016 (9:19-9:30 p.m.): Adulticide applied to the area.
You will need a product that contains both an adulticide and an insect growth regulator (IGR).
Since, the introduction of pyrethroids in the 1980s, no new adulticide has been approved for vector control by the World Health Organization.
[18] to assess the relative effectiveness of RVF countermeasures such as vector adulticide, vector larvicide, livestock vaccination, and livestock culling.
In the vector adult beetles population, the control variable [u.sub.2] [member of] [0, 1] represents the level of adulticide used for vector control such as aerial spraying of pesticide.
Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) adulticide drift into wildlife refuges of the Florida Keys.
Efficacy of nitenpyram as a systemic flea adulticide in dogs and cats.
Readers who handle shelter dogs or others who are heartworm positive may also need to turn to minocycline or the older drug tetracycline for the 30-day antibiotic treatment prior to administering an adulticide to kill heartworms.
The all-new formula combines Etofenprox, a well-tested adulticide that kills fleas, deer ticks and mosquitoes, and (S)-Methoprene, a proven insect growth regulator to prevent flea eggs from maturing.
Resmethrin, especially when synergized by piperonyl butoxide as is the case in commercial preparations (Scourge), is a highly effective mosquito adulticide. Nevertheless, concern over its toxicity had the United States Environmental Protection Agency impose a restricted use classification on Scourge.