Residues and half-lives of pyrethrins on field-grown pepper and tomato.

@article{Antonious2004ResiduesAH,
  title={Residues and half-lives of pyrethrins on field-grown pepper and tomato.},
  author={George F. Antonious},
  journal={Journal of environmental science and health. Part. B, Pesticides, food contaminants, and agricultural wastes},
  year={2004},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={491-503}
}
The dried flower heads of Tanacetum cinerariifolium Trev. (Family: Compositae) contain insecticidal compounds collectively called "pyrethrins." Pyrethrins are the subject of intense interest for use in crop protection because their toxicological properties permit control of certain insect species at application rates as low as 5-10 g AI acre(-1). Seedlings of sweet pepper, Capsicum annuum L. cv. Bell Boy Hybrid and tomato, Lycopersicon esculentum Mill. cv. Mountain Spring F1 Hybrid were planted… CONTINUE READING

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