Organophosphate vs Dioxathion - What's the difference?

organophosphate | dioxathion |


As nouns the difference between organophosphate and dioxathion

is that organophosphate is (chemistry) any ester of phosphoric acid or its derivatives, especially one used as an insecticide or herbicide while dioxathion is (organic chemistry) p-dioxane-2,3-diyl ethyl phosphorodithioate, an organophosphate pesticide used as an insecticide on livestock and as an acaricide on citrus fruits, deciduous fruits, and nuts.

organophosphate

English

Noun

(wikipedia organophosphate) (en noun)
  • (chemistry) any ester of phosphoric acid or its derivatives, especially one used as an insecticide or herbicide
  • dioxathion

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    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia dioxathion)
  • (organic chemistry) p-dioxane-2,3-diyl ethyl phosphorodithioate, an organophosphate pesticide used as an insecticide on livestock and as an acaricide on citrus fruits, deciduous fruits, and nuts.