• Pesticidal effects of SevinR (1-naphthyl-n-methyl carbamate) on the survivability and abundance of earthwormPontoscolex corethrurus

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      SevinR; pesticidal effect; Pontoscolex corethrurus ; earthworm

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      The influence of different concentrations of SevinR (1-naphthyl-n-methyl carbamate) a carbamate, was experimented on population ofPontoscolex corethrurus under laboratory conditions. The survivability, activity and fecundity of the worms are greatly influenced by the residue concentrations. The concentrations upto a level of 100 ppm favours the life activities of individuals whereas beyond this level the residual effect showed an adverse effect on the population.

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      Radha D Kale1 R V Krishnamoorthy1

      1. Department of Zoology, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK Campus, Bangalore - 560 065
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