Carbofuran

Carbofuran is one of the most toxic carbamate pesticides. It is marketed under the trade names Furadan, by FMC Corporation and Curater, among several others. It is used to control insects in a wide variety of field crops, including potatoes, corn and soybeans. It is a systemic insecticide, which means that the plant absorbs it through the roots, a...
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carbofuran

<chemical> A cholinesterase inhibitor that is used as a systemic insecticide, an acaricide, and nematocide. ... Pharmacological action: antinematodal agent, cholinesterase inhibitor, insecticide, carbamate. ... Chemical name: 7-Benzofuranol, 2,3-dihydro-2,2-dimethyl-, methylcarbamate ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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