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insecticide

 [in-sek´tĭ-sīd]
an agent that kills insects. adj., adj insectici´dal.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·sec·ti·cide

(in-sek'ti-sīd),
An agent that kills insects.
[insect + L. caedō, to kill]
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insecticide

(ĭn-sĕk′tĭ-sīd′)
n.
A substance or agent used to kill insects and other arthropods.

in·sec′ti·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
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in·sec·ti·cide

(in-sek'ti-sīd)
An agent that kills insects.
[insect + L. caedo, to kill]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

insecticide

any substance such as DDT or malathion, that is used to kill insects. See also PESTICIDE.
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Impact of lambda-cyhalothrin on intraguild predation among three mite predators.
Lambda-cyhalothrin was the highest in removal (98.93,95.19, and 92.66% at 10,50, and 100 mg/L, respectively) followed in the descending order by abamectin (98.02,94.34, and 92.31% at 10, 50, and 100 mg/L, respectively).
The viable nematodes after 24 h exposure to pesticides/biopesticides (imidacloprid, spinosad, azadirachtin, abamectin, emamectin, lambda-cyhalothrin and radiant) were washed by using 400 mesh sized sieve and pouring distilled water on the IJs.
The first insecticidal WSEB treatment (Table) was this same long-lasting Icon Maxx product, this time including both BA and lambda-cyhalothrin (36).
In 2012, methomyl, chlorantraniliprole, and lambda-cyhalothrin were evaluated in combination with timing schedules 1, 2, and 3.
Lambda-cyhalothrin applied at maximum fly control rates produced the highest level of mortality in sand flies.
Impregnated papers (DDT 4%, permethrin 0.75%, deltamethrin 0.1%, cyfluthrin 0.15%, lambda-cyhalothrin 0.05%) were procured from collaborating center of WHO in Malaysia.
The comparative study of the two products shows that Lambda-cyhalothrin has a toxic effect on the population as well as residual aphid during 12 days exposure, which became moderately toxic from the 13th to the 16th day (figure 1).
Encouraged by initial results, Moore conducted a followup study to measure the capture of lambda-cyhalothrin and bifenthrin, both pyrethroid pesticides that can be extremely toxic to aquatic fauna even in low concentrations.
Based on the foregoing in the present work we have studied the effect of long-term exposure to low doses of lambda-cyhalothrin on the state of thyroid function of pregnant female rats and their offspring.
aegypti with lambda-cyhalothrin on the development of resistance to this pyrethroid over seven generations and its impact on the appearance of cross-resistance to temephos, malathion, and permethrin insecticides under laboratory conditions.