insecticide

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insecticide azadirachtin
common organophosphate insecticide chlorpyrifos
white-flowered pyrethrum of Balkan area whose pinnate leaves are white and silky-hairy below; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium , Dalmatian pyrethrum , Dalmatia pyrethrum , pyrethrum , Tanacetum cinerariifolium
spring-flowering garden perennial of Asiatic origin having finely divided aromatic leaves and white to pink-purple flowers; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum Chrysanthemum coccineum , painted daisy , pyrethrum , Tanacetum coccineum
insecticide that is also toxic to animals and humans; banned in the United States since 1972 DDT , dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane
any of various usually woody vines of the genus Derris of tropical Asia whose roots yield the insecticide rotenone; several are sources of native fish and arrow poisons derris
insecticide that kills the larvae of insects larvacide
poisonous white solid (Pb3[AsO4]2) used as an insecticide lead arsenate
white crystalline powder used as an agricultural insecticide lindane
yellow insecticide used as a dust or spray to control garden pests and house flies and mites Malathion
toxic condition caused by inhaling or ingesting the insecticide Malathion malathion poisoning
Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965) Muller , Paul Hermann Muller
alkaloid poison that occurs in tobacco; used in medicine and as an insecticide nicotine
insecticide that interferes with an insect's nervous system organophosphate
colorless and odorless toxic oil used as an insecticide parathion
toxic condition resulting from inhalation or ingestion of the insecticide parathion; characterized by nausea and abdominal pains and headache and convulsions and sweating parathion poisoning
bitter compound used as an insecticide and tonic and vermifuge; extracted from the wood and bark of trees of the genera Quassia and Picrasma quassia
white crystalline insecticide that has low toxicity for mammals; is used in home gardens; extracted from the roots of derris and cube rotenone
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