dicrotophos

dicrotophos

[dī′kräd·ə‚fäs]
(organic chemistry)
C8H16O2P The dimethyl phosphate of 3-hydroxy-N,N-dimethyl-cis-crotonamide; a brown liquid with a boiling point of 400°C; miscible with water; used as an insecticide and miticide for cotton, soybeans, seeds, and ornamental flowers.
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Thiodemeton, Ditionsystox, Paraxon, BSI, Demeton (E 600), Mevin Phos, ISD: EPN, Schradan, Metacide, Methyl Parathion, Monocrotophos, Dicrotophos.
Activity of selected neonicotinoids and dicrotophos on nontarget arthropods in cotton: implications in insect management.
Combined effect of short-term dehydration and sublethal acute oral dicrotophos exposure confounds the diagnosis of anticholinesterase exposure in common quail (Coturnix coturnix) using plasma cholinesterase activity.
Insecticides used included aldicarb (Temik[R]150 g/kg, Bayer Crop Science, Research Triangle Park, NC), dicrotophos (Bidrin[R]480 g/L E, Amvac Chemical Corporation), and thiamethoxam (Centric[R]400 g/kg WG, Syngenta Crop Protection, Greensboro, NC).
In one study, male starlings exposed to dicrotophos insecticide decreased their singing, displaying, flying and foraging activities by 50%.
Other insecticides known to cause bird mortality events include the OPs monocrorophos, dicrotophos, methamidophos, and parathion, and the MC aldicarb (Friend and Franson 1999).
Fetal weight reduction was also due to butachlor and dicrotophos in ToxRcfDB (U.