Meaning of methiocarb in English:


Pronunciation /mɪˈθʌɪəkɑːb/


mass noun
  • A synthetic compound used to kill garden pests.

    Chemical formula: C₁₁H₁₅NO₂S

    ‘However, methiocarb may be toxic to nontarget organisms, such as earthworms.’
    • ‘Of the two chemicals it is likely that only methiocarb could accumulate in the tissues of predators.’
    • ‘Major agricultural uses of methiocarb include grapevines, citrus, berries, pastures, cereals, and ornamentals.’
    • ‘Adsorbed methiocarb will be subject to wet and dry deposition.’
    • ‘The behavior of methiocarb in treated green beans and tomatoes has been studied using analysis of variance as the statistical tool, for establishing the influence of crop, season, application dose, and greenhouse design.’


1960s from me(thyl)+ thio- + carb(amate).