chemosterilant


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chemosterilant

(kē″mō-stĕr′ĭ-lănt)
1. A chemical that kills microorganisms.
2. A chemical that causes sterility, usually of the male, in organisms such as insects.
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Larvicidal and chemosterilant activity of the acetone fraction of petroleum ether extract from Argemone mexicana L.
Mill.) Chouard) (bluebells, Spanish bluebells, Spanish squill) Hydnora johannis Acaricide Beccari Hyparrhenia rufa Weak toxic/repellent (jaragua grass) Hyptis verticillata Chemosterilant that inhibits oviposition and egg hatching Impatiens Acaricide stuhlmannii Warb.
Larvicidal and chemosterilant activity of Annona squamosa alkaloids against Anopheles stephensi.
Further investigations are necessary to separate active compounds present in the promising extracts through partitioning these extracts by chromatographic techniques and to study their chemosterilant, neurotoxic and genotoxic effects.
Adopting chemosterilant CS in field control against the longicorm, Anoplophora glabripennis.
They also have chemosterilant activity when females are exposed to them (Heller et al., 1992).
Among them use of chemosterilants, biocides, allele chemicals, insect growth regulators and plant origin substances are growing up [9-10].
As a consequence, some authors have even proposed the use of certain PGRs as successful chemosterilants against insect pests (Kaur and Rup, 2002; Paulson et al., 2005; Abdellaoui et al., 2013).