insecticide

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insecticide

[in′sek·tə‚sīd]
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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.
The aircraft dispensed Dibrom (Naled) adulticide at 300 ft (91.
Two mosquito adulticides used by the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District are naled and permethrin (brand names Dibrom and Biomist 30-30, respectively).
Cats often receive only symptomatic therapy as adulticide treatment is associated with a high death loss.
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.
It is important that we exclude flea allergy, so using an adulticide for fleas is essential.
Regal's photo will appear on posters and in print ads for Advantage Flea Adulticide, a flea-killing treatment for pets; the company sponsored both the New York sing-off and the Griffith Park contest last May at which Dan was judged the best singing dog in Los Angeles.
Factors that will affect our relative success in the third quarter include continued demand for our post-harvest Metam soil fumigants, sufficient pest pressure to support our Bidrin[R] foliar cotton insecticide, favorable weather conditions for cotton harvest in support of our Folex[R] harvest defoliant, and wet weather in regions where our mosquito adulticide, Dibrom, is used.
aegypti counts decreased to one per trap per day after the second aerial spraying with naled; counts then gradually returned to high levels (>20 per trap per day) in the adulticide-only spray area, but were maintained at about 5-10 per trap per day for at least 1 month in the area treated with both adulticide and larvicide (Figure 3).
Hopkins and co-authors (1975) showed that areas utilizing ultra-low-volume aerial adulticide spraying experienced a reduced infection rate of Saint Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV; Flaviviridae family, Flavivirus genus) in Texas.
The MHD and DES have also been closely coordinating with Liga to ensure that dengue prevention and control measures, including the spraying of adulticide targeting adult dengue carriers in high-risk areas, are properly and safely carried out.