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- Pener, Meir Paul.; Dhadialla, Tarlochan S.
- Advances in insect physiology 2012 v.43 pp. 1-162
- insect growth regulators, etc ; agonists; chitin; ecdysone; ecdysterone; growth and development; insect control; insect growth; insect pests; insecticides; juvenile hormones; mechanism of action; sesquiterpenoids; Show all 13 Subjects
- ... Since the initial suggestion of using insect hormones or their mimics as the third-generation insecticides, great strides have been made in the discovery of three classes of such insect growth-disrupting insecticides. We propose the use of the term “insect growth disruptors” instead of the mis-named term “insect growth regulators”. We review the commercial insecticides that mimic the mode of actio ...