larvicide larvicide

Definition(s):

  • (n) a chemical used to kill larval pests

Usage(s):

  • So now, each summer, Chicago officials closely watch 311 calls about dead birds and strategically send work crews with larvicide to kill mosquitoes before they hatch and start .

News

  • Aerial spraying for mosquitoes latest victim of sequestration

    HAMPTON-- This year's aerial mosquito spraying may be the latest victim of sequestration. The city, in an appeal for help from residents to fight the yearly battle with the small Asian Tiger mosquito,  indicates the aerial spraying will not happen this year  because of  government budget cuts. According to a release, Hampton’s Environmental Services Division will apply larvicides to areas with ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads

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Quotes

  • "I am asking DEP to make available to you - at no cost to your community - additional supplies of larvicide that can be used to prevent new generations of mosquitoes from breeding," Gov. Rell wrote. "I have also asked DEP and DPH to make...
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: Jodi Rell Source: TownTimesNews.com

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