TOXICITY EVALUATION AND BEHAVIOURAL CHANGES OF LABEO ROHITA EXPOSED TO ETHION 50% ECAbstract
Modernization and intensification of agricultural production is generally accompanied by a rapid increase in the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Ethion 50% EC is a broad-spectrum organophosphate insecticide used to control insects, mites, and nematodes by soil, foliar, and seed treatment applications, mainly on potatoes, sugar beet, rice, and maize, citrus. The aim of the present study was to assess the effect of Ethion 50% EC pesticide on common carp Labeo rohita for the 96 h LC50 value was found 1.20 µg/l and observed the behavioural studies at the of exposed to Labeo rohita.
C. Prasanna *, C. Anithasmruthi and V. V. Rathnamma
Department of Environmental Sciences, A.S.N Group of Institutions, Tenali, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
10 November 2019
25 March 2020
30 March 2020
01 November 2020