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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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Larvicides are often used in those containers to kill the mosquito in its larval stage.
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Bio assays were conducted following the guide line ofWorld Health Organization for testing larval susceptibilityto larvicides with some modification as described by Brownet al.
The nanoparticles without the larvicide did not produce any mortality in Cx.
"The larvicide is a great control method, but it has to be used at the right time."
In a pilot study three wards of the city, covering 128,000 inhabitants, were treated with microbial larvicide .
Larvicides such as Altosid, from Schaumburg, Ill.-based Well-mark International, come in several forms to meet specific needs, such as larval habitat, manpower and equipment availabilities, and budget:
But sometimes if we can see the pool from a neighbor's property, we will lob the larvicide over the fence."
There is a chemical larvicide that is being used by municipalities to kill mosquitoes in storm water catch basins that poses environmental questions.
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The antioxidant activity of the tested products by DPPH free radical scavenging does not appear to be associated with their larvicide activity against A.
Try treating very wet areas with the biological larvicide Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis, or BTI, available in many hardware stores.