Latest Pyrethroids Stories

2009-06-02 16:16:00

RUHENGERI, Rwanda, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced today that it is initiating a partnership with a U.S. Agency for International Development-funded project starting this June to benefit thousands of Rwanda pyrethrum farmers by helping them enhance the collection, drying and transportation of higher-quality pyrethrum flowers. The 28-month long project endeavors to enable farmers to increase their families' income through enhanced production, as well as result in an increased...

2008-08-04 09:05:00

By Ryan Robinson Some pesticides very commonly used by homeowners and farmers alike may not be as safe as previously thought. A first-time analysis of Environmental Protection Agency data by the Center for Public Integrity found certain pesticides believed to be not nearly as toxic as most actually cause a high percentage of poisonings and some deaths. CPI reviewed the past 10 years' worth of more than 90,000 adverse- reaction reports filed with the EPA by pesticide manufacturers. The...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.