Example sentences for: insecticide

How can you use “insecticide” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Since 1995 there has been increased awareness of using insecticide treated bednets in Malindi through social marketing strategies conducted by PopulationServices International, a international NGO with a country office in Kenya.

  • Higher doses are toxic, even lethal—which is why nicotine is used around the world as an insecticide.

  • A detailed and comparative view of the genetic mechanisms underlying their host defense will contribute to the identification of new targets for insecticide development, and provide opportunities for controlling the transmission of pathogens.

  • Gene expansion in Anopheles has been observed for genes involved in hematophagy and insecticide resistance; it is unclear to what extent these two factors are involved here, although ion channels are clearly targets of insecticides.

  • Aerosol hoses work like an insecticide spray.

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