from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A salt or ester of arsenic acid.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any salt or ester of arsenic acid.
- n. The anion AsO43-.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A salt of arsenic acid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See arseniate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a salt or ester of arsenic acid
But do not reuse or burn lumber from old decks, fences, playground equipment or any pressure-treated wood structures from before 2008, because the wood was probably treated with chromated copper arsenate, which is poisonous.
It forms ferric arsenate, which is sparingly soluble.
Since it feeds on liquid sap only it is impossible to kill it by spraying the crop with a poison such as arsenate of lead.
Poison sprays such as arsenate of lead are not eaten by this type of insect, and consequently are ineffective remedies for aphids.
Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916 Embracing the Transactions of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society,Volume 44, from December 1, 1915, to December 1, 1916, Including the Twelve Numbers of "The Minnesota Horticulturist" for 1916
Those which eat solid particles of food may, in most cases, be destroyed by applying some poisonous substance, such as arsenate of lead or Paris green, to the food which they eat.
We are not speaking of DDT, Deldrin, Aldrin or lead arsenate here.
You may also face health risks from wood infused with chromated copper arsenate (CCA) if you sand it.
Huh? As I mention in my book, Organic Manifesto, lead arsenate was used as a pesticide in orchards for over 100 years.
Howard Mielke, Tulane chemistry research professor with the Tulane-Xavier Center for Environmental Research, said that arsenic and chromium leached into soils in city playgrounds for decades from swing sets and other equipment -- like tables, benches and fences -- built from lumber treated with chromated copper arsenate or CCA.
You may also face health risks from wood infused with chromated copper arsenate CCA if you sand it.