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insecticide

 [in-sek´tĭ-sīd]
an agent that kills insects. adj., adj insectici´dal.

in·sec·ti·cide

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

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.

insecticide

[insek′tisīd]
a chemical agent that kills insects.

in·sec·ti·cide

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

insecticide

any substance such as DDT or malathion, that is used to kill insects. See also PESTICIDE.

insecticide

an agent that kills insects. May be applied by pour-on technique, dipping, spraydip, jetting, dusting powders. Insecticides come in a wide variety of chemical compounds. See also pyrethroids, rotenone, derris, chlorinated hydrocarbons, organophosphorus compound, arsenical, carbamates, triazines. The toxicity of an insecticidal preparation may be greatly altered by the agents used as emulsifiers and solvents. Called also pesticide.

insecticide resistance
insects exposed to one insecticide for long periods may develop a resistance to it and suffer no ill-effects when it is applied.
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But the actual environmental settings in which commercial beekeepers work expose honeybees throughout their life cycle to a multitude of local environmental variables such as nutrition, other toxins, pathogens, and parasites, many of which are known to interact with the newer systemic insecticides.
Pathak (1971) and Aquino & Pathak (1976) reported that granular formulations of systemic insecticides were more effective than conventional foliar insecticides for stem borer control.
In the short term, hemlocks can be saved via systemic insecticides, which will buy the trees some time until a large-scale control can be found.
This treatment is generally effective: prune and burn galled branches and spray the trees with a systemic insecticide after flowering.
If you want to enjoy the fruits, you'll have to spray soon with a systemic insecticide to kill the caterpillars of the gooseberry sawfly which can remove every leaf from a bush in a weekend.
3Spray Caryopteris with a systemic insecticide to prevent capsid bug damage.
I would try spraying it with a fungicide now and a systemic insecticide in the spring.
Many growers are using imadacloprid, a new systemic insecticide that provides excellent control.
Choose a suitable systemic insecticide or, better still, use Rapid, a chemical which is aphid-specific and poses little threat to anything other than greenfly and blackfly.
Brad White, the trees' physiology is favorable to receiving injections of the systemic insecticide Imicide.
One such systemic insecticide is aldicarb (Temik[R] 15 G, Bayer CropSciences, Research Triangle Park, N.
Pick off the affected leaves and in future seasons spray plants with a systemic insecticide to help deter the adults from laying their eggs on the leaves.

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