Insecticide

Rising temperatures may affect pesticide effectiveness

Rising temperatures may affect pesticide effectiveness

The researchers exposed adult mosquitoes to varying concentrations of permethrin at a range of temperatures.

Dec 01, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

Bed nets and vaccines together may worsen malaria

Combining insecticide-treated bed nets with vaccines may not provide the best chance at eliminating malaria, finds a study.

Jan 20, 2015, 11:43 AM IST

Cow urine can be better insecticide: BJP MP

 Cow urine mixed with neem leaves can be a better insecticide than the chemical ones, according to a BJP MP.

Dec 11, 2014, 21:25 PM IST

Bihar tragedy: Post-mortem confirms insecticide in mid-day meal

Post-mortem reports on 23 children who died after eating a mid-day meal in Bihar confirmed that insecticide was either in the food or cooking oil.

Jul 18, 2013, 14:51 PM IST

Bugs may be resistant to genetically modified corn

One of the nation`s most widely planted crops — a genetically engineered corn plant that makes its own insecticide — may be losing its effectiveness.

Dec 29, 2011, 14:17 PM IST

Common insecticide used in homes delay mental development in kids

A new study has found that a common insecticide used in homes is associated with delayed mental development of young children.

Feb 11, 2011, 12:33 PM IST

Common insecticide used in homes delay mental development in kids

A new study has found that a common insecticide used in homes is associated with delayed mental development of young children.

Feb 11, 2011, 00:00 AM IST