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A substance or agent used to kill insects and other arthropods.

in·sec′ti·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
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Adj.1.insecticidal - of or relating to insecticide


adj insecticida
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A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Association of Civil Society on Malaria Immunization and Nutrition in Nigeria, on Tuesday, called on Kaduna State Government to provide additional five million insecticidal nets for effective control of malaria in the state.
Other organic alternatives include horticultural oils, insecticidal soaps and diatomaceous earth.
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It has both insecticidal and miticidal properties, and is listed by the Organic Materials Research Institute and the National Organic Program for use in organic gardening and farming.
Seven resulted fractions were evaluated for their insecticidal activity against Culex pipiens 4th instar larvae and phytocidal activity on wheat.
KARACHI -- Pakistan Red Crescent Sindh (PRCS) in collaboration with World Food Programme (WFP) has initiated a malaria deterrence campaign with equal focus on availability of insecticidal nets to the vulnerable sections of people and orientation on digital data collection among health workers as well as volunteers.
KARACHI -- Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Sindh in collaboration with World Food Program (WFP) started its campaign for long lasting insecticidal nets for malaria deterrence.
Fungal metabolites were extracted from the broth medium and were checked for anti-tuberculous, phytotoxic and insecticidal activities.
Use insecticidal powder An insecticidal lacquer can be applied around door thresholds or wall and floor junctions where ants run, or spray these areas with an insecticidal aerosol which is labelled for this use.