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acephate

[′as·ə·fāt]
(organic chemistry)
C4H10NO3PS A white solid with a melting point of 72-80°C; very soluble in water; used as an insecticide for a wide range of aphids and foliage pests.
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Tenders are invited for Supply of Acephate 75% SP, Dchtorvos 76% EC.
Acephate insecticide toxicity: safety conferred by inhibition of the bioactivating carboxyamidase by the metabolite methamidophos.
Besides, CCM continues to pay attention to some hot insecticides like acephate, flufiprole, imidaclothiz and botanical insecticide veratrine in this issue.
The pesticide varieties with more than 10,000 tons demand amount all over China will include dichlorvos, acetochlor, copper sulfate, glyphosate, trichlorfon, disosultap etc, 5,000 to 10,000 tons varieties include phoxim, carbendazim, monosultap, butachlor, atrazine, omethoate, triophanate-methyl, chlorpyrifos, 2,4-D butyl ester, dimethoate, acephate etc.
Tenders are invited for Rate contract for the purchase of Acephate 75 SP in Bulk
Insecticides recommended for control of redbanded stink bug in Louisiana are acephate, beta-cyfluthrin, bifenthrin, bifenthrin + zetacypermethrin, and lambda-cyhalothrin + thiamethoxam (LSU AgCenter Publication #1838).
In 2007, the sales of Acephate reached USD195 million in the world, as the second large organophosphorus insecticides.
The seeds were treated with high concentrations of toxic pesticides -- including the organophosphates acephate and chlorpyrifos -- dumped over four acres of land, and covered with a thin layer of soil.
Entering the peak period of pesticide application, coupled with more occurrences of insect pests like rice plant hopper and armyworm since the end of July, the demand for many insecticides in domestic market has largely increased since this August, including pymetrozine, beta-cypermethrin, acephate, etc.
Chlorpyrifos was the most common (reported by 48% of farmers), followed by carbofuran (35%), acephate (28%), and malathion (15%).