Temephos distribution and persistence in a southwest Florida salt marsh community.

@article{Pierce1996TemephosDA,
  title={Temephos distribution and persistence in a southwest Florida salt marsh community.},
  author={Richard H. Pierce and Michael S. Henry and Dan Kelly and P M Sherblom and W Kozlowsky and G J Wichterman and Todd W Miller},
  journal={Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association},
  year={1996},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={637-46}
}
The distribution and persistence of the mosquito larvicide temephos was monitored throughout an intertidal salt marsh community in southwest Florida following routine aerial applications of Abate 4-E (43% temephos) from 1988 through 1993. Temephos was found to be more highly concentrated in the surface water microlayer than in mid-depth water, exhibiting a mean of 330 micrograms/liter at the surface and 12 micrograms/liter at mid-depth from 1 fl. oz./acre applications and 120 micrograms/liter… CONTINUE READING