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 (ôr′gə-nō-fŏs′fər-əs, -fŏs-fôr′əs, ôr-găn′ə-)
An organophosphate.

or′gan·o·phos′pho·rus, or′gan·o·phos′pho·rous adj.
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suzukii with insecticides registered for other insects and pests to other crops in Brazil, demonstrate that the insecticides belonging to the pyrethroid, spinosyns, and organophosphorus chemical groups were efficient in the control of D.
Last but not least, a complete Internet-of-Things (IoT) solution for food safety tracking focusing on organophosphorus compound detection is presented in "A Mobile-Based High Sensitivity On-Field Organophosphorus Compounds Detecting System for IoT-Based Food Safety Tracking" by H.
Even though the newer generation pesticides (synthetic pyrethroids, organophosphorus, and carbamates) are not as persistent as the first generation organochlorines, they are much more acutely toxic.
Organophosphorus compounds are part of a group of organic substances from the chemical structure of phosphorus are implemented primarily as insecticides in crop protection, [4] their chemical properties tend to be similar to each other, and inhibit the enzyme acetylcholinesterase, as consequence the functioning of nerve impulses is disrupted.
KEYWORDS: Poisoning; Organophosphorus; Benzodiazepine; Aluminum phosphide.
Diazinon is one of the most selective organophosphorus compounds used indoors to control insects and outdoors to control the pests of vegetables, field crops, fruits, domestic and farm animals.
The organophosphorus class is a particularly relevant group of pesticides, as they have been in use as insecticides since 1940 (6).
Sniper insecticide, a synthetic organophosphorus which belongs to the DDVP chemical family (2, 2-dicholorovinyl dimethyl phosphate compound), is indiscriminately being used by many Nigerians as indoor insecticides which is not the original purpose.
Organophosphorus Insecticides are useful because of their low cost, more effective against Insect Pests, but remains a major environmental contaminant, make clinical problems in humans and other organisms, make microbial imbalance of soil, The excessive pollution of the ecosystem has been formed by organophosphorus pesticides, which is used for fields in Agriculture.
On the basis of the chemical composition of the insecticides, the global insecticides market is broadly categorized in five different segments namely organophosphorus compounds, pyrethroids, neonicotinoids, methyl carbamates, and others.
A carboxylesterase with broad substrate specificity causes organophosphorus, carbamate and pyrethroid resistance in peach-potato aphids (Myzuspersicae).

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