By Dileep Singh
Pesticide keep watch over includes killing pest organisms or differently fighting them from damaging habit. insecticides are both man-made or natural and are utilized to focus on pests in a myriad of formulations (EC,WP, SP, FP, G etc.) and alertness know-how structures (sprays, baits, slow-release diffusion, dirt, etc.). in recent times, the bacterial genes coding for insecticidal proteins were integrated into quite a few plants that handled the mortality of the pests feeding on them. Many different green equipment for insect pest keep an eye on akin to built-in Pest administration (IPM), use of bi Read more...
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It was introduced in 1949 as first synthetic pyrethroid. It is a mixture of several isomeric forms in which the most common form is a 4:1 mixture of the trans- and cis-isomers. D-trans allethrin is usually combined with synergists such as piperonyl-butoxide to increase the toxicity. Allethrin metabolized by a hydrolytic pathway followed by oxidation and dehydrogenation. H3C H3C C H2 C CH2 C H CH O H3C C H3C O O CH3 Figure 12. Structure of Allethrin. Trade or other names: Alleviate, Pynamin, D-allethrin, D-cisallethrin, Bioallethrin, Esbiothrin, Pyresin, Pyrexcel, Pyrocide and trans-Allethrin.
Mode of action: Lindane is stimulants of central nervous system, with the principal symptom being convulsions. Breakdown in soil and groundwater: Lindane is highly persistent in most soils, with a field half-life of approximately 15 months. When sprayed on the surface, the half-life was shorter than incorporated into the soil. 4. Endosulfan : 6,7,8,9,10,10-Hexachloro-1,5,5a,6,9,9a-Hexahydro-6,9-Methano-2,4,3-Benzadioxathiepin 3-Oxide Endosulfan is a chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticide and acaricide of the cyclodiene subgroup.
2. Aldicarb : 2-Methyl-2-(Methylthio)Propionaldehyde O Methyl Carbamoyloxime Aldicarb is a systemic carbamate pesticide used on a variety of crops. It is used to controls insects and nematodes. Aldicarb is a cholinesterase inhibitor, which prevents both the breakdown of acetylcholine and the production of the enzyme cholinesterase in the body and produces the symptoms of neurotoxicity (Fig. 9). 34 Pesticide Chemistry and Toxicology Dileep K. Singh C H3C NH CH3 H3C N C H S C O O CH3 Figure 9. Structure of Aldicarb.
TOXICOLOGY : AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT by Dileep Singh