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Question 1: The insecticidal properties of the best known representative of this class of insecticides, ________, was made by the Swiss Scientist Paul Műller.

Question 2: An example is the development and increase in use of ________, a bacterial disease of Lepidopterans and some other insects.
BeeFirmicutesPesticideBacillus thuringiensis

Question 3: ________ leaf oil (very effective for killing mosquito larvae)[8]
SpiceTeaCinnamonCinnamomum aromaticum

Question 4: A number of the ________ pesticides have been banned from most uses worldwide and globally they are controlled via the Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants.
Organolithium reagentOrganochlorideOrganotinHalocarbon

Question 5: ________ oil kills beetles Rhizoppertha dominica[10] (bug found in stored cereal)
Lemon balmBasilFennelOregano

Question 6: It is used as a larvicide against a wide variety of ________.

Question 7: Efficacy is often related to the quality of ________, with small droplets (such as aerosols) often improving performance[2].
GlyphosatePest controlAgronomyPesticide application

Question 8: ________ (Pawpaw tree seeds) for lice
AnnonaceaeAsimina trilobaUnited StatesPawpaw

Question 9: Insecticides can kill bees and may be a cause of pollinator decline, the loss of bees that pollinate plants, and ________[5], in which worker bees from a beehive or Western honey bee colony abruptly disappear.
AlmondEuropean honey beeImidacloprid effects on bee populationColony collapse disorder

Question 10: These include: aldrin, chlordane, ________, dieldrin, endrin, heptachlor, mirex and toxaphene.


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