What is omethoate used for?
Omethoate (C5H12NO4PS) is a systemic organophosphorous insecticide and acaricide available as a soluble concentrate. It is used to control insects and mites in horticulture and agriculture, as well as in the home garden.
Why do Australian farmers use omethoate?
Farmers say omethoate, a chemical used to kill red-legged earth mites, is particularly useful in establishing a canola crop. The chemical, commercially known as Le-Mat, is legal and approved by Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority, APVMA.
What is dimethoate in English?
Definition of dimethoate : an organophosphorous insecticide and miticide C5H12NO3PS2 used especially on crops and ornamental plants.
Is Omethoate toxic?
Omethoate is a toxic organophosphate insecticide. Although never registered for use in the U.S., omethoate has been registered in other countries. Neither dimethoate nor omethoate bioaccumulate, but both are highly toxic to honey bees, birds, and freshwater invertebrates (U.S. EPA, 2006).
Is monocrotophos systemic?
Systemic insecticides such as monocrotophos (0.05 percent) have been found to be effective to control the pest.
What is the trade name of dimethoate?
Dimethoate is a widely used organophosphate insecticide and acaricide….Dimethoate.
|Other names O,O-dimethyl S-methylcarbamoylmethyl phosphorodithioate Phosphorodithioic acid, O,O-Dimethyl S-(2-(methylamino)-2-oxoethylyl)ester
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How do you use dimethoate?
Use the higher rate in cold weather. 750 mL/100 L per ha low volume 3 days Apply when pests first appear and repeat at 3-weekly intervals or as required. Wingless Grasshopper All States 75 mL/100 L of water or 750 mL/ha Apply when grasshoppers appear and re-apply as required.