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Pesticides in the Modern World - Pests Control and Pesticides Exposure and Toxicity Assessment

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Margarita Stoytcheva
Margarita Stoytcheva

Autonomous University of Baja California,
Mexico

Published03 October 2011

Doi10.5772/948

ISBN978-953-307-457-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-4426-7

Copyright year2011

Number of pages628

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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

1. Using Ecological Knowledge and Molecular Tools to Develop Effective and Safe Biocontrol Strategies

By Martina Köberl, Elshahat M. Ramadan, Bettina Roßmann, Charles Staver, Michael Fürnkranz, Birgit Lukesch, Martin Grube and Gabriele Berg

3,446
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2. Development of RNAi in Insects and RNAi-Based Pest Control

By Guang Yang, Minsheng You, Liette Vasseur, Yiying Zhao and Chunhui Liu

5,342
8
3. Evaluation of Plant Extracts on Mortality and Tunneling Activities of Subterranean Termites in Pakistan

By Sohail Ahmed, Mazhar Iqbal Zafar, Abid Hussain, Muhammad Asam Riaz and Muhammad Shahid

7,610
1
5. The Production, Separation and Stability of Pyoluteorin: A Biological Pesticide

By Wei Wang, Hui Dong, Jingfang Zhang, Yuquan Xu and Xuehong Zhang

2,227
1
6. Using the Bio-Insecticide Bacillus Thuringiensis Israelensis in Mosquito Control

By Després Laurence, Lagneau Christophe and Frutos Roger

6,695
1
9. Pesticide Biomarkers

By Rojas-García AE, Medina-Díaz IM, Robledo-Marenco ML, Barrón-Vivanco BS and Pérez-Herrera N

3,548
2,857
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3,122
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13. Fish Cholinesterases as Biomarkers of Organophosphorus and Carbamate Pesticides

By Caio Rodrigo Dias Assis, Ranilson Souza Bezerra and Luiz Bezerra Carvalho Jr

4,333
5
15. Molecular Mechanisms of Pesticide Toxicity

By Olfa Tebourbi, Mohsen Sakly and Khémais Ben Rhouma

7,179
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16. Structural and Dynamic Basis of Serine Proteases from Nematophagous Fungi for Cuticle Degradation

By Shu-Qun Liu, Lian-Ming Liang, Tao Yan, Li-Quan Yang, Xing-Lai Ji, Jin-Kui Yang, Yun-Xin Fu and Ke-Qin Zhang

2,877
17. The Effects of Pyrethroid and Triazine Pesticides on Fish Physiology

By Josef Velisek, Alzbeta Stara and Zdenka Svobodova

5,052
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18. Genotoxicity Testing in Pesticide Safety Evaluation

By Gargee Mohanty, Jyotirmayee Mohanty, Shubha Dipta Jena and S.K. Dutta

4,062
21. Morphogenetic Activities of Bendiocarb as Cholinesterase Inhibitor on Development of the Chick Embryo

By Eva Petrovova, Lenka Luptakova, David Mazensky, Jan Danko and David Sedmera

2,601
2
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24. Chemical Control of Spiders and Scorpions in Urban Areas

By Eduardo Novaes Ramires, Mario Antonio Navarro-Silva and Francisco de Assis Marques

8,006
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25. Pesticide-Derived Aromatic Amines and Their Biotransformation

By Jean-Marie Dupret, Julien Dairou, Florent Busi, Philippe Silar, Marta Martins, Christian Mougin, Fernando Rodrigues-Lima and Angelique Cocaign

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