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Determination and Uptake of Carbosulfan and Carbofuran in Young Douglas Firs (Pseudotsuga menziesii Mirb.)

Merlina, Georges and Lemperière, Guy and Calmon, Jean-Pierre Determination and Uptake of Carbosulfan and Carbofuran in Young Douglas Firs (Pseudotsuga menziesii Mirb.). (1994) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 42 (7). 1569-1571. ISSN 0021-8561

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf00043a034

Abstract

Protection of young Douglas firs and other conifers from attacks by the large pine weevil, Hylobius abietis L. (Col. Curculionidae), consisted of repeated insecticide treatments by dipping or spraying with organochlorine or pyrethroid insecticides. The use of a controlled-release formulation as Marshal/SuSCon containing the systemic carbamate insecticide carbosulfan in nurseries or on reforestation sites as a single treatment at planting time ensures a good level of protection. Using gas chromatography as a standard analytical method, carbofuran, a byproduct of carbosulfan, was detected and admitted to be the effective product. Its penetration in young plants is quick, and high levels of this product are observed 24 months after treatment. Comparisons between nursery and field trials show good protection of young Douglas firs over the critical period of establishment of the plantation with this formulation.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Thanks to American Chemical Society editor. The definitive version is available at http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jf00043a034.
Audience (journal):International peer-reviewed journal
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT (FRANCE)
Other partners > Université de Paris Diderot - Paris 7 (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UPS (FRANCE)
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Deposited By: Nadia Kelmouss
Deposited On:08 Jan 2013 10:51

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