The book contains descriptions of contemporary insecticides from various groups of chemical compounds the chlorinated hydrocarbons including those obtained by Diene synthesis, the chlorinated terpenes, organophosphorous insecticides, carbamates, vegetable insecticides including synthetic pyrethrins, fumigants, and various other compounds used for exterminating arthropods. Also described are the forms of application of the insecticides, their synergism and antagonism, and the biological methods of combatting insects including attractants, repellents, physical and chemical methods of sterilization. The epidemiological significance of certain insects fleas, lice, blood-sucking flies, ticks, bugs, sand flies, moths, ants, flies and cockroaches and the measures for combatting them are included.
Edited machine trans. of mono. Insektitsidy i ikh Primenenie v Meditsinskoi Praktike, Moscow, 1965 p1-524.