Agricultural and Biological Sciences

Pesticides - Formulations, Effects, Fate

Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva, ISBN 978-953-307-532-7, 822 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published January 21, 2011 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1004
Edited Volume

This book provides an overview on a large variety of pesticide-related topics, organized in three sections. The first part is dedicated to the "safer" pesticides derived from natural materials, the design and the optimization of pesticides formulations, and the techniques for pesticides application. The second part is intended to demonstrate the agricultural products, environmental and biota pesticides contamination and the impacts of the pesticides presence on the ecosystems. The third part presents current investigations of the naturally occurring pesticides degradation phenomena, the environmental effects of the break down products, and different approaches to pesticides residues treatment. Written by leading experts in their respective areas, the book is highly recommended to the professionals, interested in pesticides issues.

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