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Descriptor English: Insect Control
Descriptor Spanish: Control de Insectos
Descriptor Portuguese: Controle de Insetos
Descriptor French: Lutte contre les insectes
Entry term(s): Control, Insect
Tree number(s): N06.850.780.200.650.425
SP4.022.218
VS4.001.001.004.002
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007300
Scope note: The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous insects through chemical, biological, or other means.
Annotation: for sterilization of insects, coord specific insect (IM) + PEST CONTROL, BIOLOGICAL (IM) but not also STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE (see note there) & not also INSECT CONTROL
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Related: Chemosterilants MeSH
Insecticide Resistance MeSH
Pest Control, Biological MeSH
DeCS ID: 28106
Unique ID: D007300
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Insect Control - Preferred
Concept UI M0011383
Scope note The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous insects through chemical, biological, or other means.
Preferred term Insect Control
Entry term(s) Control, Insect



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