Effects of three systemic insecticides on seed germination and growth ofPinus halepensis seedlings

@article{Olofinboba2005EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of three systemic insecticides on seed germination and growth ofPinus halepensis seedlings},
  author={M. O. Olofinboba and Theodore T. Kozlowski},
  journal={Plant and Soil},
  year={2005},
  volume={64},
  pages={255-258}
}
The systemic insecticides Acephate, Chlorpyrifos, and Oxamyl were variously toxic toPinus halepensis seeds and seedlings. When applied directly to seeds. Oxyamyl completely suppressed germination; Acetate and Chlorpyrifos greatly inhibited germination. The insecticides either prevented emergence or inhibited elongation of cotyledons and radicals. The insecticides were toxic to youngPinus halepensis seedlings whether applied to the soil or as shoot dips. Oxamyl was the most toxic of the three… CONTINUE READING

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