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Degradation Dynamics of Chromafenozide in Different Types of Soil


Chromafenozide is a lepidopteran insecticide. It is highly effective in controlling various lepidopteran pests. Chromafenozide technical and formulation (80WP) was applied at 2.5 and 5.0 μg g−1 in 4 types of soils (air dried and sieved) separately in laboratory condition. Half-lives of active ingredient were calculated and found at 15.8, 21.6, 25 and 23.9 days for single dose for chromafenozide technical (99.4 %).

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This work was supported by the Residue Analysis Laboratory, B.C.K.V, Mohanpur, India. We are grateful to PI Industries Ltd., Goregaon, India for there kind cooperation for the experiment.

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Ditya, P., Das, S.P. & Bhattacharyya, A. Degradation Dynamics of Chromafenozide in Different Types of Soil. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 89, 322–327 (2012).

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  • Chromafenozide
  • HPLC
  • Residue
  • Formulation
  • Soil