The toxicity of margosan-O, a product of neem seeds, to selected target and nontarget aquatic invertebrates

@article{Scott1998TheTO,
  title={The toxicity of margosan-O, a product of neem seeds, to selected target and nontarget aquatic invertebrates},
  author={Scott and Kaushik},
  journal={Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology},
  year={1998},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={426-31}
}
  • Scott, Kaushik
  • Published 1998 in
    Archives of environmental contamination and…
Margosan-O, an insecticide formulated from extracts of neem tree (Azadirachta indica) seed kernels, besides being toxic, also has feeding, oviposition-deterring, and growth-inhibitory effects on insects. This product, registered in the United States for ornamental plants, has been proposed for food crop use. However, little information exists on its effects on aquatic organisms. This study investigated toxicity of Margosan-O to the mosquito Culex spp., a possible target species, and to… CONTINUE READING