The fate of fenitrothion in a stream environment and its effect on the fauna, following aerial spraying of a Scottish forest.

@article{Morrison1981TheFO,
  title={The fate of fenitrothion in a stream environment and its effect on the fauna, following aerial spraying of a Scottish forest.},
  author={B R S Morrison and David E Wells},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={1981},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={233-52}
}
In order to control an infestation of Pine Beauty moth (Panolis flammea Schiff.) fenitrothion was applied at a rate of 300 g ha-1 to a forest plantation consisting primarily of Lodgepole Pine (Pinus contorta Loud.) and Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis Carriere) using the ultra-low volume spraying technique. The concentration of fenitrothion in the forest stream rose to a maximum of 18 micrograms l-1 within the treated area an hour after spraying, but fell to 0.5 microgram l-1 after 24 hs. There… CONTINUE READING