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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.
Bayer, which markets slug pellets containing methiocarb.
Nielsen JB, Nielsen F (2000) Dermal in vitro penetration of methiocarb, paclobutrazol, and pirimicarb.
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.