ACUTE TOXICITY POTENTIAL OF PHORATE – AN ORGANO – PHOSPHATE

ACUTE TOXICITY POTENTIAL OF PHORATE – AN ORGANO – PHOSPHATE¬†INSECTICIDE ON TWO DIFFERENT EARTHWORM SPECIES Suneel Kumar and Satyendra M. Singh* Earthworm Toxicology Unit, Earthworm Ecology and Environmental Research Laboratory, Department of Animal Science, Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University, Bareilly-243006 (Uttar Pradesh), India [Corresponding author E-mail*: satyendramsingh@rediffmail.com] Received: 12-03-2016 Revised: 19-03-2016 Accepted: 31-03-2016 Abstract: Several studies have been conducted on the acute toxicity of organophosphates; however very little information is available on the¬†acute toxicity of phorate which is one of Read More …