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larvicide

 [lahr´vĭ-sīd]
an agent that kills insect larvae.

lar·vi·cide

(lar'vi-sīd),
An agent that kills larvae.
[larva + L. caedo, to kill]

larvicide

(lär′vĭ-sīd′)
n.
An insecticide designed to kill larval pests.

lar′vi·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.

lar·vi·cide

(lahr'vi-sīd)
An agent that kills larvae.
[larva + L. caedo, to kill]

larvicide

Any agent that kills the larval form of an organism, especially a human parasite.
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The Commissioner informed that about 2310 breeding sites have been covered under larvacide activity till date in district Rawalpindi, while 223 sites in Attock, 1587 sites in Jhelum and 691 sites in Chakwal were covered through larvaciding activity during current campaign of spray and fogging against dengue along with other steps for public awareness in the light of the instructions of the government.
We are now reviewing the insecticides and larvacides used, and the timing or the frequency of application,' she said.
aegypti is routinely performed in Sint Maarten and consists of the removal of breeding sites, application of larvacides, and fogging.
In Central Massachusetts, some communities have been applying larvacides to kill mosquitoes in the early stages.
A New Look at an Old Question: Combating Mosquitoes with Natural Larvacides. Nashville State Technical Community College, Nashville, Tennessee.
On the basis of these findings, aerial and ground applications of mosquito adulticides and larvacides were instituted in northern Queens and South Bronx on September 3.
Biological larvacides are becoming increasingly important in mosquito and black fly control with a variety of Bacillus thuringiensis known as "B.t.i." heading the list.