A Photostable Pyrethroid

@article{Elliott1973APP,
  title={A Photostable Pyrethroid},
  author={M. Elliott and A. Farnham and N. Janes and P. Needham and D. Pulman and J. Stevenson},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1973},
  volume={246},
  pages={169-170}
}
  • M. Elliott, A. Farnham, +3 authors J. Stevenson
  • Published 1973
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Nature
  • THE natural pyrethrins (see refs 1 and 2 for references) (for example, pyrethrin I (1)) and related synthetic insecticides3 (allethrin (2), bioallethrin (3), resmethrin (4), bioresmethrin (5), Cismethrin (6) and the ethanochrysanthemate (7)) are unstable in air and light (see refs 1 and 2 for references, and ref. 4). This property restricts their use, particularly against pests of agricultural crops, in spite of other favourable characteristics (see refs 1–3 for references) (outstanding potency… CONTINUE READING
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