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    • Castor Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Castor oil is derived from the castor bean and is used for a variety of industrial and health-related applications. Its primary pesticide use is as an insecticide, but it is also used as a repellent for moles, gophers, ...
    • Corn Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Corn oil is a common food ingredient produced from corn, and as such, has few safety concerns. While not widely used as an active pesticide ingredient, its primary pesticidal use is as a suffocating oil of insects and for ...
    • Cottonseed Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Cottonseed oil is a common, edible oil found in a wide range of foods. When acting as a pesticide, it is mainly used as an adjuvant or carrier with insecticides. The mode of action for cottonseed oil is considered non-toxic ...
    • Linseed Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A. (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Linseed oil is an edible oil derived from the flax plant. It is high in ?-linoleic acid and has unique hydrophobic properties that help it to reduce moisture and seal porous surfaces. These properties are believed to be ...
    • Soybean Oil Profile 

      Baker, Brian P.; Grant, Jennifer A.; Malakar-Kuenen, Raksha (New York State IPM Program, 2018)
      Soybean oil is derived from Glycine max, a legume cultivated for food, feed, and industrial uses and is a common food grade oil used throughout the industry for products such as vegetable oil and mayonnaise. It is also ...