TITLE

larvicide

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1298
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "larvicide," which refers to an agent used to destroy insect larvae, is presented.
ACCESSION #
62149436

 

Related Articles

  • sawflies:. Schlegel, Rolf H. J. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of Plant Breeding & Related Subjects;2003, p366 

    A definition of the term "sawflies" is presented, which means larvae of various insects that feed on leaves.

  • Laboratory Evaluation of the Effect of Insecticides on Non-target Organisms: 1- The Predatory Green Lacewing, Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae). Shoeb, Mona A.; Khidr, A. A.; El-Heneidy, A. H. // Egyptian Academic Journal of Biological Sciences. A, Entomology;2017, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p17 

    A study purposed to evaluate the acute residual toxicity of six insecticides (different groups); Dursban and Malathion (OP), Chess (Selective feeding broker), Spintor (bioinsecticide), Biogard: (Bacillus thuringiensis) (bacteria), and Biover: (fungus) on immature stages of the predator,...

  • nymph.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1612 

    A definition of the term "nymph," which refers to the immature stage of insect development in which wings and genitalia have not fully developed, is presented.

  • Monitoring the Effect of Insecticide Selection on Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) Larval Susceptibility to Malathion and Lambda-Cyhalothrin. El-Sheikh, El-Sayed A.; Ashour, Mohamed-Bassem A.; Aamir, Mohamed M.; Gamal, Mohamed M. // Journal of Entomology;2014, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p14 

    The susceptibility of Culex pipiens collected from different localities of the Sharkia Governorate, Egypt, to malathion and lambda-cyhalothrin was investigated for 11 successive generations. Larval Cx. pipiens developed 57 and 305-fold resistance to malathion and lambda-cyhalothrin, respectively...

  • cat·er·pil·lar.  // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary;2009, p60 

    A definition of the term "caterpillar" is presented. It refers to the worm-like larva of a butterfly or moth, often having fine hairs or brightly colored patterns. Caterpillars feed on plants.

  • grub:. Gough, Robert E. // Glossary of Vital Terms for the Home Gardener;1993, p46 

    A definition of the term "grub" is presented. It refers to the larvae of beetles inhabiting the soil.

  • leaf miner:. Schlegel, Rolf H. J. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of Plant Breeding & Related Subjects;2003, p247 

    A definition of the term "leaf miner" is presented. It refers to various insects which produce a tunnel through leaves in their larval stage. They feed on the tissue which leave conspicuous traces of their paths.

  • Bio-Efficacy of Novaluron, a Chitin-Synthesis Inhibitor against Larval Stages of Culex Quinquefasciatus and Anopheles Gambiae Sensu Lato. Ijumba, J. N.; Mtana, R. R.; Suya, T. B. // European Journal of Scientific Research;12/ 1/2010, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p484 

    Experiments were conducted to assess the bio-efficacy of novaluron, a chitinsynthesis inhibitor growth regulator against culicine and anopheline mosquito larvae under laboratory conditions. Late third-stage mosquito larvae of Culex quinquefasciatus and Anopheles gambiae sensu lato collected from...

  • Synergistic Activity of Andrographis paniculata Nees Extracts Against the Larvae of the Malarial Vector Anopheles stephensi Liston (Diptera: Culicidae). Chenniappan, Kuppusamy; Kadarkarai, Murugan // Journal of the Entomological Research Society;2008, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p13 

    An investigation has been made on the Deltamethrin and different solvent extracts of Andrographis paniculata Nees were evaluated under laboratory conditions for larvicidal activity against the malarial vector Anopheles stephensi Liston. Ethanolic extract with lethal concentration LC50 and LC90...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics