Malathion


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Malathion

(măl'əthī`ŏn): see insecticideinsecticides,
chemical, biological, or other agents used to destroy insect pests; the term commonly refers to chemical agents only. Chemical Insecticides

The modern history of chemical insecticides in the United States dates from 1867, when Paris green proved
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malathion

[‚mal·ə′thī‚än]
(organic chemistry)
C10H19O6PS2 A yellow liquid, slightly soluble in water; malathion is the generic name for S-1,2-bis(ethoxycarbonyl)ethyl O, O-dimethylphosphorodithioate; used as an insecticide.
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Over the past decade, several studies have examined the toxicity of malathion and spinosad to B.
Malathion it's part of the organophosphate pesticides group is used in agriculture for pest management in crop, [1].
A Color analysis by tristimulus colorimetry, in the inside the Annona Muricata with malathion at a concentration of 0.
Malathion (O, O-dimethyl dithiophosphate of diethyl mercaptosuccinate) is an organophosphate which is used to control a wide variety of insects in agricultural field and residential area.
The effects of malathion exposure on the AChE activity in different tissues of climbing perch are presented in Table 1 to Table 4.
No studies have so far been reported on the nanosonophotocatalysis or the nanosonophoto- chemical process for removing malathion, and a detailed study of the nanosonophotocatalysis degradation process might provide useful information for optimizing the overall nanosonophotodegradation system.
Resistance to malathion was detected in all the five districts of Andhra Pradesh and nine districts of Odisha.
fenitrothion fenthion methyl parathion malathion and trichlorfon to check the infestation of Bactrocera species and fenitrothion was found to be the highest and trichlorfon the least toxic one (Kashyap and Hameed 1982).
Malathion is a type of insecticide, a product used to kill or control bugs.
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