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carbaryl

Saltos de línea: car|baryl
Pronunciación: /ˈkɑːbərʌɪl
 
, -rɪl/

Definición de carbaryl en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A synthetic insecticide used to protect crops and in the treatment of fleas and lice.
Example sentences
  • Carbamate pesticides (e.g. carbaryl, aminocarb, and carbofuran) generally have a high acute toxicity to arthropods but only a moderate environmental persistence.
  • Insecticides - most commonly carbaryl, diazinon, and malathion - were detected more frequently in urban streams than in agricultural streams.
  • If rotation isn't working, you might need to try an insecticide containing carbaryl or permethrin.

Origen

mid 20th century: from carbamate + -yl.

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