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  • n. The fungicide and bird repellent tetramethylthiuram disulfide.


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Shortened from tetramethylthiuram.


  • Pesticides containing thiram must contain a special warning label, the EPA ruled.

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  • Treatment of seed with endrin, thiram, and a coloring agent is only a minor cost in the operation.

    1 Introduction

  • The common fungicide thiram (Tetramethylthiuramdisulphide) is generally applied as a seed coating to repel birds.

    1 Introduction

  • Control of seed-borne fungi: Many fungi are carried on or in the seed coat, and seed treatment with conventional fungicides like Arasan (thiram) and Captan (Orthocide) will control them.

    Chapter 10

  • Control: Use good quality seed, free of molds and damage, that has been treated with a fungicide like Captan or Arasan (thiram) for protection during germination.

    Chapter 10

  • Endrin has often been used to repel rodents and kill insects, and thiram or anthraquinone to repel birds.

    2 American Experience

  • TSA, thiram, disalfiram and monensin (are) identified as cancer selective compounds inhibiting VCaP cell growth at nanomolar concentrations.


  • Dithiocarbomate fungicides (eg mancozeb, maneb, thiram) are severe central nervous system toxicant, carcinogen, and endocrine disruptors; also causing sterility and birth defects, and affecting liver, kidney and respiratory and cardiac, systems.


  • Action tetramethylthiuram disulphide (thiram fungicide) fowls


  • (thiram), Zineb, Demosan, PCNB, Vitavax (carboxin) or Benlate at 1-3 active ingredient per kg to give partial control.

    Chapter 10


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