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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Larvicide" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Larvicide
A larvicide (alternatively larvacide) is an insecticide that is specifically targeted against the larval life stage of an insect. Their most common use is against mosquitoes. Larvacides may be contact poisons, stomach poisons, growth regulators, or (increasingly) biological control agents. - See link

 

Larvicide in Spanish is Larvicida
Que se emplea para matar larvas de los parásitos. Las larvas son las fases juveniles de los animales con desarrollo indirecto (con metamorfosis) y que tienen una anatomía, fisiología y ecología diferente del adulto. - See link

 

More information about Larvicide in other websites
Definition of Larvicide in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Larvicide in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Larvicide - See link.
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