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pyrethroid

(pī-rē′throid, -rĕth′roid)
n.
Any of several synthetic compounds similar to pyrethrin, used as an insecticide.
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Food scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) developed a rapid and highly sensitive screening technique capable of detecting minute amounts of pyrethroids in vegetables, a common type of synthetic pesticide applied on agricultural crops.
Deltamethrin is one of the pyrethroid which is being used more frequently to control stored product insects (Saleem and Shakoori, 1990; Athanassiou et al.
Runoff of pyrethroids, widely used household insecticides, has led to contamination of urban waterways as well as a need to accurately assess pyrethroid concentrations in waterways.
Recently, Toe tracked increases in the strength of resistance to the pyrethroid deltamethrin in mosquitoes collected from a rice- and cotton-growing area just north of Bobo-Dioulasso.
60) assessed the use of pyrethroids, Deltamethrin and Permethrin in LLINs, despite resistance being an important factor in reducing their effectiveness and showed that they are likely to be cost effective against malaria even in areas with strong pyrethroid resistance (31).
Sometimes using a combination product (either multiple pyrethroid or pyrethrin active ingredients, or one that combines different chemical classes into the same product) can improve bed bug control.
The objective of this study was to evaluate this new bioassay technique and determine baseline susceptibility to a number of commonly used pyrethroid and organophosphate insecticides in 2 sand fly species, P papatasi and P duboscqi (Neveu-Lemaire), which are relevant to US military operations in the Middle East and Africa.
An increase in the urinary levels of two pyrethroid metabolites (3-PBA and cis-DBCA) in children is associated with a significant decrease in their cognitive performances , particularly verbal comprehension and working memory.
95 times more likely to have ADHD than were boys who lacked evidence ol pyrethroid exposure (95% confidence interval, 1.
Presently, pyrethroid impregnated long-lasting insecticidal nets are being used in India and is poised for further scale up in future.
This is considered particularly worrying for growers following restrictions on neonicotinoid seed treatments, which will make controlling cabbage stem flea beetle reliant on pyrethroid insecticides.