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Chemical control of insects - considerations and choices

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While choice of chemicals depends on whether the product is registered for the pest and crop there are several other factors to consider when selecting insecticides... Efficacy also depends on your ability to get the product onto the target site, i.e. the insect or the plant surface from where the insect will pick up the insecticide... Systemic pesticides can be move (translocate) from the site of application to another site where they become effective; for example, insecticides that are absorbed by foliage and translocated throughout the plant where they kill chewing or sucking insects...
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