Knowledge for Development

Compendium on recent advances in chemical and botanical pesticides


Date: 20/11/2012


Chemical pesticides have toxic effects on several non-target species and issues of safety and evaluation of toxicity in the environment is raised on a regular basis in civil society. This book is a compilation of paper looking into the effects of chemical pesticides on fish, earthworms, and beneficial microbes in agricultural ecosystems. Of note are the following chapters: Biotechnological approaches for insect pests control, Plant based pesticides, biomarkers and pesticide exposure in fish. This publisher has produced another book on strategies and techniques for pesticides analysis.

(Intech Publisher, 07/2012)

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