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Which of the following is an organochlorine insecticide?

(a) Gamma BHC

(b) Bethrin

(c) Diuron

(d) Mameb

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The query is from Fate of Pesticides in the Environment topic in chapter Biodegradation of Pesticides in the Environment of Environmental Biotechnology

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Right answer is (a) Gamma BHC

For explanation: Gamma BHC and DDT are the most common insecticide used in India. DDT are a group of organochlorine insecticide. Bethrin is a group of Pyrethroids, Diuron is a group of phenyl urea pesticide, Mameb are basically group of organometallic compounds. These all are group of pesticides but not categorized as organochlorine insecticide.

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