Imidacloprid residues in Willapa Bay (Washington State) water and sediment following application for control of burrowing shrimp.

@article{Felsot2002ImidaclopridRI,
  title={Imidacloprid residues in Willapa Bay (Washington State) water and sediment following application for control of burrowing shrimp.},
  author={Allan S. Felsot and Judy R. Ruppert},
  journal={Journal of agricultural and food chemistry},
  year={2002},
  volume={50 15},
  pages={4417-23}
}
Pesticides have been used in the Willapa Bay estuary in western Washington State to control the exotic invasive plant species Spartina alterniflora (cordgrass) and the native species of burrowing shrimp (Callianassa sp.; Upogebia sp.) that affect oyster production. Carbaryl, the only registered insecticide for control of burrowing shrimp, has not been extensively studied in the Willapa Bay. However, carbaryl use has been severely restricted, and alternatives likely to have less severe… CONTINUE READING
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