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Synonyms for insecticide
ɪnˈsɛk təˌsaɪdin·sec·ti·cide

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insecticide, insect powdernoun

    a chemical used to kill insects

    Synonyms:
    insect powder

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  1. Lynn Goldman:

    Basically the anopheles likes to rest on a wall surface between feedings and thus is poisoned by the DDT that is on the walls, also there are insecticide impregnated bed nets -- usually with pyrethroids, and, infrequently, with DDT -- to guard against malaria transmission while sleeping. Bed nets also are very effective.

  2. Jed Stone:

    There is no current insecticide that doesn't show insect-resistance at the moment.

  3. Mustapha Debboun:

    To apply any insecticide in a public waterway you have to be licensed. A certified pest management person.

  4. Jo Lines:

    We can't keep replacing insecticides every (few) years forever, in the long run we need an exit from this arms race. Either that, or we need to tone down the (insecticide) coverage.

  5. Ed Marta:

    Some people are still very suspicious, they are suspicious of drugs coming from the central government and are even concerned about the insecticide-treated mosquito nets.


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