C. Mendoza García

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Environmental contamination by pesticides, including the presence of chemical residues in aquatic wildlife, is a widespread ecological problem. Methyl parathion (MP), a widely used organophosphorate insecticide, is a potent neurotoxic in both vertebrates and invertebrates. The effect of a subchronic exposure to MP in aquatic organisms was evaluated in a(More)
Development of Dinoderus minutus was studied under laboratory conditions at five constant temperatures (15, 18, 25, 28, and 30 degrees C) to estimate developmental thresholds and thermal requirements of the egg, larva, pupa, and egg-to-adult stages. Adults began to burrow along the grain into bamboo pieces within 24 h after cutting and continued across the(More)
Bamboo (Bambusa spp.) users in Laguna and Rizal, Philippines, were surveyed regarding their willingness to accept varying degrees of bamboo powderpost beetle, Dinoderus minutus (F.) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae), damage. The efficacy of deltamethrin, permethrin, or disodium octaborate tetrahydrate in water or in kerosene was then assessed against beetles on(More)
Resumen Context: Chitosan has received attention as a functional, sustainably renewable, nontoxic and biodegradable biopolymer for pharmaceutical applications. Aims: To evaluate the release of dibucaine hydrochloride from semisolid vehicles of oil/aqueous type emulsion and aqueous gels, stabilized by using chitosan (CH) or chitosan acetate (CHAc). Methods:(More)
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