Table 4: Physiochemical properties of the investigated pesticides [37, 38].

NameMolecular formulaMolecular weightSoil half-life (days)Water solubility (mg/L)

CarbofuranC12H15NO3221.3050351
DiazinonC12H21N2O3PS304.354060
DimethoateC5H12NO3PS2229.26739,800
FenitrothionC9H12NO5PS277.24430
LinuronC9H10Cl2N2O2249.106075
ParathionC10H14NO5PS291.261424
PhosphamidonC5H12NO3PS2229.26171,000,000