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Pesticides applied in Elkhorn Slough watershed, 1994. Listed in decreasing order of use by weight. Compiled by California Department of Fish and Game Marine Pollution Program (Mussel Watch) and Elkhorn Slough Foundation



CHEMICAL SUM (kg)
sodium methydicarbomate 22736.37
chloropicrin 18880.49
malathion 17839.11
sulfur 16846.45
thiram 15957.05
methyl bromide and chloropicrin 13845.77
potassium salts 9525.51
phosphoric acid and alcohol 8378.4
methyl bromide 5835.43
captan 4989.43
ethanol 2361.41
dicofol 2038.68
iprodione 1542.38
chlorpyrifos 1491.43
maneb 1419.32
DCPA 1395.58
methomyl 1391.65
acephate 1305.87
fosetyl aluminum 1086.3
methidathion 1057.37
diazinon 978.86
benomyl 903.14
carbaryl 856.76
di-1-p-menthene 829.38
naled 796.56
chlorothalonil 775.73
permethrin 684.27
oxydisulfoton 619.61
oxydementon methyl 512.2
phthalic glycerol alkyd resin 497.88
demeton 492.58
prunamide 457.7
DCNA 412.09
carbofuran 397.28
propargite 355.95
methamidophos 328.5
vinclozolin 324.18
petroleum oil 314.6
fonofos 311.17
vegetable oil 301.53
glyphosate 295.33
fenamiphos 288.32
dimethoate 284.64
oxyalkylated alcohol 226.02
methalaxyl 207.47
napropamide 192.27
methalaxyl and chlorothalonil 166.79
myclobutanil 153.7
mevinphos 152.77
fenbutatin oxide 141.75
alkylaryl polyethoxylate salt 131.3
mineral oil 127.71
oxyfluorfen 118.97
metaldehyde 116.05
avermectin B 104.83
glycol and isopropyl 103.39
esfenvalerate 99.82
Bacillus thuringiensis 92.74
polymer 89.08
dithiocarbamates 88.13
dienochlor 77.54
PBO 72.42
piperalin 71.7
PCNB 68.07
diethatyl ethyl 62.43
isopropanol 56.29
triophanate-methyl 54.71
paraphinic oil 54.44
phosphoric acid 49.95
thiadimefon 49.12
silicone 49.03
arylpolyoxyethylene 48.91
diquat 47.88
thiophanate-methyl 43.74
tau-fluvalin 40.13
simazine 39.72
avermectin 38.93
pentachlorophenol 38.92
prometryne 37.13
oxane 36.05
paraquat 34.29
oxydiazon 32.21
oxamyl 32.2
PBO and pyrethrin 32.04
phosphoric acid and sulfate 31.44
copper hydroxide 30.4
dodemorph acetate 28.85
aluminum phosphide 27.55
cypermethrin 26.36
calcium polysulfide 26.26
copper 24.76
linuron 24.02
copper sulfate 21.63
alkyl polyoxyethylene ether 21.09
oxyfluorfen and oryzalin 20.41
cupric hydroxide 20.25
diflubenzuron 18.92
trifluralin 17.58
chloroxuron 16.34
diatect 15.26
oxythioquinox 14.74
polyether alcohol 14.58
calcium hypochlorite 14.06
isopropyl carbanilate 13.78
butylate 12.93
azinphos ethyl 12.54
anilazine 11.07
chlorophacinone 9.71
baythroid 9.08
azinphos methyl 9.04
methiocarb 9.01
pyrethrin and rotenone 7.9
glycol 7.85
ethanol and sulfate 7.32
endosulfan 5.98
thiophanate 5.84
dianochlor 5.61
oxyfluorfen and pendimethalin 5.44
kinoprene 5.04
fenarimol 4.95
azadirachtin 4.79
streptomycin 3.91
sulfur, zinc, manganese 3.59
oryzalin and benefin 3.18
petroleum hydrocarbon 2.63
nicotine 2.18
bendiocarb 2.07
pyrenone 2.03
fluazifop-p-butyl 2.02
methycarbamate 1.81
kerosene 1.79
diazinon, methoxychlor, zylene 1.68
PCAF 1.62
pendimethalin 1.36
iron, zinc, manganese 1
chinomethionate 0.95
oryzalin 0.72
methyl parathion 0.62
polyacrylamide polymer 0.58
dithiosulfatepp 0.51
chloridazon 0.44
dicamba 0.43
phosphatidylcholine 0.36
kathon 0.27
trifurine 0.2
thiabendazole 0.18
metalic copper 0.14
metolachlor 0.07
pyrethrin 0.05
indole acetic acid 0.04
strychnine 0.01
ammonium chloride 0.01
dimethyl silicone 0.01
zinc phosphide 0


Compiled by California Department of Fish and Game Marine Pollution Program (Mussel Watch) and Elkhorn Slough Foundation

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