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Relative Intrinsic Toxicity of Seven Insecticides to Foragers of the Indian Hive Bee, Apis Cerana Indica F.

  • S. Lingappa
  • A. Jagadish
  • K. Shivaramu
  • H. P. Prabhuswamy
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Abstract

Intrinsic toxicity of seven insecticides including bromophos, bromophos-ethyl and deltamethrin to the Indian hive bee Apis cerano indica is reported. Bromophos was safer than endosulfan, while deltamethrin was the most toxic.

Key Words

Apis cerana indica bromophos bromophos-ethyl delamethrin 

Résumé

Pour la première fois, les riveaux de toxicité intrinsèque des insecticides comme bromophos, bromophos-ethyl et delamethrin à l’abeille ruchiene undienne, Apis cerana indica sont reportés. Bro¬mophos est plus sauf que l’endosulfan. Deitamethrin était la plus toxique.

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© ICIPE 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Lingappa
    • 1
  • A. Jagadish
    • 1
  • K. Shivaramu
    • 1
  • H. P. Prabhuswamy
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EntomologyUniversity of Agricultural SciencesBangaloreIndia

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