Farm and flea chemicals: In your homes and on your pets
The following is information about Imidacloprid, a bees-killing Neonicotinoid.
Neonicotinoid synthetic chemicals and their derivatives are so common, as to already be present in homes, offices, and places of worship. Imidacloprid, a Neonicotinoid, is the most widely used insecticide in the world. Imidacloprid has many brands and formulations for a wide range of uses, including delousing and defleaing animals.
Major uses of Imidacloprid include:
- Agriculture – Control of aphids, thrips, stink bugs, locusts
- Arboriculture – Control of the emerald ash borer and tree-attacking insects
- Home Protection – Control of termites, carpenter ants, cockroaches
- Domestic animals – Control of fleas (applied to the neck)
- Turf – Control of Japanese beetle larvae
- Gardening – Control of aphids and other pests
- Advantage (a.k.a. Advocate)