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Author(s):Potter, D. A.; Spicer, P. G.; Powell, A. J.
Author Affiliation:Potter: Ornamental and Turfgrass, Entomology; Spicer: Technical Assistant, Agronomy; Powell: Department of Agronomy, Turfgrass Research/Extension Staff, University of Kentucky
Title:Compatibility of turfgrass pesticides with earthworms
Source:Kentucky Turfgrass Research 1992-1993. 1993, p. 48-49.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service
Series:Progress Report 356
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Earthworms; Pesticides; Compatibility
Abstract/Contents:Evaluates the toxicity of various pesticides on earthworms. Of the products tested, only two fungicides (benomyl and thiophanate-methyl) and four insecticides (bendiocarb, carbaryl, ethoprop, and fonofos) had a severe impact on earthworms. A table shows the toxicity to earthworms (percent reduction in numbers) for all pesticides tested.
See Also:Other items relating to: WORMS
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Potter, D. A., P. G. Spicer, and A. J. Powell. 1993. Compatibility of turfgrass pesticides with earthworms. KY. Turfgrass Res. p. 48-49.
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