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  • n. A carcinogenic neurotoxin used as an insecticide and bird repellent.


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  • Most molluscicides are based on methiocarb or metaldehyde.

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  • Bayer, which markets slug pellets containing methiocarb.

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  • Nielsen JB, Nielsen F (2000) Dermal in vitro penetration of methiocarb, paclobutrazol, and pirimicarb.

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  • Development of less hazardous chemicals for protecting seeds from rodents, insects, and birds (some examples worth considering are methiocarb - registered in the United States as a bird repellent for use on corn - tannins, lithium chloride, extract of red squill (Urginea maritima), copper sulfate, and cyclophosphamide.

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