larvicide

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larvicide

[′lär·və‚sīd]
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A pesticide used to kill larvae.
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These breeding sites were treated with larvacide and mapped for future reference.
The problem with the larvacide is that we only get about six weeks of control out of it."
Encourage local officials to treat small ponds with larvacide, and consider stocking larger ponds with larva-eating fish as additional control.
Encourage local officials to treat small ponds with larvacide and consider stocking larger ponds with larva-eating fish as an additional control.
The officials informed that besides the spray and fogging activity, larvacide activity is also continuing and so far a large number of breeding sites have been covered under larviciding activity in Rawalpindi district.
He further said that the Health Department should ensure availability of larvacide spray medicine in its stores at least for next three months and larvacide campaign must be implemented effectively in all areas of respective districts of Rawalpindi division especially those areas where from dengue suspects patients were identified last year.