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methomyl

A highly toxic restricted carbamate-type agricultural pesticide used for alfalfa, oranges, apples, vegetables and spices; methomyl is a cholinesterase inhibitor with muscarinic effects which is toxic in humans. In high doses, it causes lacrimation, salivation, bronchospasm; at lower dosese, nausea, vomiting, dizziness

methomyl

a carbamate insecticide capable of causing poisoning similar to organophosphorus poisoning.
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Seeds were previously treated in the processing industry and, during the experiment, phytosanitary tracts performed in the crop consisted of two applications of the insecticide Methomyl (129 g a.
4-D (herbicide), Atrazine (herbicide), mineral oil (adjuvant), Mancozeb (fungicide), Methoxyfenozide (Insecticide), Acephate (insecticide), Haloxyfop-P-methyl (herbicide), Lactofen (herbicide), Methomyl (insecticide), Diquat (herbicide), Picoxystrobin (fungicide), Flumetsulam (herbicide), Teflubenzuron (insecticide), Imidacloprid (insecticide), Lambda-cyhalothrin (insecticide), Imazethapyr (herbicide), Azoxystrobin (Fungicide) and Flutriafol (Fungicide).
In animal studies, FA has been shown to protect against effects resulting from developmental exposure to a variety of environmental chemicals, including effects of methomyl insecticide on reproductive outcomes in male rats (Shalaby et al.
5%) reported by the farmers can be due to exposure specifically to Lannate which has an active ingredient of methomyl.
Thirteen different pesticides were analyzed by High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and DDT, Larvin, Anifose and methomyl were detected in milk samples and their concentrations as high as 67 ug/kg (larvin), 88 ug/kg (anilifos), 138 ug/kg (DDT), and 325 ug/kg (methomyl) were found in cow or buffallo milk [19].
Outbreaks of methomyl poisoning caused by the intentional contamination of salsa at the Mi Ranchito restaurant in Lenexa, KS--August 2009.
Determination of the susceptibility in three populations of Trialeurodes vaporariorum Westwood (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) to methomyl and buprofezin," Technical Agriculture, 60: 4.
Production of esterase enzyme by carbofuran and methomyl degrading bacteria (33).
Similarly, in 2012 in potatoes, the top 10 insecticides applied by weight included the broad-spectrum materials phorate, carbaryl, esfenvalerate and methomyl.
In this regard, chlorpyrifos and methomyl exert their toxic action by inhibiting specific enzymes of the nervous system, acetyl cholinsterases (AChE) [15-19].
Rita AJJ, Milton JMC (2008) Karyomorphological analysis of the fresh water cichlid Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters) exposed to carbamate pesticide methomyl (Lannate).