piscicide


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piscicide

[′pis·ə‚sīd]
(materials)
A substance capable of killing fish.
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Similarly, Syed Zulfiqar Ali Abidi, son of Syed Sajjad Hussain, was awarded degree in the subject of Zoology after approval of his thesis entitled 'Replacement of Conventional Piscicide with Indigenous Plant Material: Isolation, Purification and its Effects on Target and Non-Target Fish'; and Rubina Mushtaq, daughter of Muhammad Mushtaq, in the subject of Biological Sciences after approval of her thesis entitled 'Production of Bacillus Thuringiensis Recombinant Cry Proteins and Analysis of Mode of Action of their Toxicity'.
This manual describes procedures for minimizing nontarget exposure and effects from the use of the piscicide rotenone in fish management when conducting restoration projects, and how to comply with the label and use rotenone in a safe and effective manner.
The lakes were drawn down and then treated with rotenone, a non-selective piscicide (fish poison).
Beginning on Monday, August 21 and continuing through September 30, biologists will use rotenone, a piscicide (fish toxin) to remove fish in the upper Gibbon River drainage.
microphylla leaf extract enhanced significantly (pless than 0.05) levels of lipid peroxidation, superoxide dismutase, and catalase but significantly reduced (pless than 0.05) glutathione reductase and glutathione peroxidase activities in the liver in both concentrations of the piscicide.
Rotenone--a natural compound used as an insecticide, piscicide, and pesticide--and 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1, 2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine (MPTP)--a neurotoxin precursor of 1-methyl-4-phenylpyridinium ([MPP.sup.+]), which destroys dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra--both act by inhibiting mitochondrial complex I [21].
Subsequent to this time, the use of a piscicide and concerns of potential impacts to non-target components of the aquatic community were questioned and many entities have limited the use of rotenone.
Today a chemical piscicide, known as Rotenone, will be released into the waters to remove the gudgeon population.
rotenone (a naturally occurring broadspectrum piscicide, herbicide, and
The agency is trying to eradicate a population of topmouth gudgeon in two lakes at the Millennium Coastal Park by applying a chemical called piscicide.
This wire-ring-bound manual provides fishery managers and others with safety procedures needed for carrying out restoration projects with rotenone, a piscicide, while meeting existing laws and regulations of all regulatory jurisdictions.
The poison used in Chicago was rotenone, a broad-spectrum piscicide (as well as insecticide and pesticide)--2,200 gallons over a five-day period.