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A larvicide is a poison used to kill the larvae of insects or mites . Larvicides are pesticides .


Larvicides are produced chemically or biologically. Chemical larvicides such as the active ingredient cyromazine are z. B. used to suppress fly larvae in stables.

Well-known larvicidal agents are

An example of a biological larvicide is CULINEX consisting of proteins of Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis is prepared that specifically the larvae of mosquitoes and blackflies kill.

Individual evidence

  1. MeSH entry on Temefos .
  2. Disease Aid in Africa - How Jimmy Carter can exterminate a worm .


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