The neonicotinoidfamily includes specific pesticidessuch as acetamaprid, imidacloprid, dinotefuran, clothianidin, and thiamethoxam.
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Which of the following is a neonicotinoid insecticide?
The neonicotinoid insecticides include imidacloprid, acetamiprid, dinotefuran, thiamethoxam, and clothianidin. Neonicotinoids have a relatively low risk for nontarget organisms and the environment and high-target specificity to insects.
What are the different types of neonicotinoids?
The neonicotinoid family includes specific pesticides such as acetamaprid, imidacloprid, dinotefuran, clothianidin, and thiamethoxam.
Are neonicotinoid pesticides harmful to human health?
NTP conducted a scoping review to identify the extent of publicly available evidence on potential human health effects of seven neonicotinoid pesticides (acetamiprid, clothianidin, dinotefuran, imidacloprid, nitenpyram, thiacloprid, and thiamethoxam).
What is neonicotinoids used for?
Neonicotinoids. Among all neonicotinoids, imidacloprid is the most studied compound used as an insecticide for dermal application on animals, for grub control and as an insecticide for crop protection. The neonicotinoids class accounts for about 20% of the current global insecticide market.