diazinon


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di·az·in·on

(dī-az'in-on),
A sulfur-containing organophosphate compound used as an insecticide and cholinesterase inhibitor.

diazinon

an organophosphorus insecticide, used in ear tags for cattle and in flea collars and rinses for dogs. Called also dimpylate. See also organophosphorus compound.
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01) between CPUR and CROP metrics for chlorpyrifos, diazinon, iprodione, phosmet, and simazine, but not for carbaryl or chlorthal-dimethyl.
2009), farm homes compared with non-farm homes had higher dust levels of iprodione--but not chlorpyrifos, trans-permethrin, diazinon, or dacthal--after adjustment for agricultural pesticide use near the home; 15 other pesticides were not evaluated due to detection rates < 5%.
In addition to carbaryl, this bat had diazinon and OC residues.
IRAC group Acephate 98 Organophosphate, IB Chlorpyrifos 96 Organophosphate, IB Diazinon 96 Organophosphate, 1B Malathion 95 Organophosphate, 1B Profenofos 90.
In 2008, the last year in which Oregon has data compiled for pesticide use, 184,265 pounds of chlorpyrifos were used in the state, along with 33,491 pounds of diazinon and 62,245 pounds of malathion.
Diazinon is one of the most usually used OPS that is used to control a range of crop pests and also as a veterinary ectoparasiticide in many countries including Iran.
2004) reported toxicity to several aquatic species when exposed to storm-water runoff collected in orchards following dormant-season applications of diazinon or esfenvalerate.
This is mainly because of the wide range of chemicals under this class, including glyphosate, diazinon, and chlorpyrifos.
AMI Member Alert reminds growers that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) tolerance for diazinon will expire on Sept.
By the time bed bugs began developing resistance to DDT--which, inevitably, they did--organophosphates like diazinon and malathion were being used to clear up remaining infestations.
previous tests with Dursban, Diazinon, and Raid Ant and Roach Killer determined that these chemical repellents reduced, but did not eliminate, predation on bait by fire ants (Chabreck et al.
Diazinon, used on kiwi fruit crops, has proven even more deadly More than 400 incidents of its use have been linked to the deaths of nearly 5,000 birds.