Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Pesticides in the Modern World - Risks and Benefits

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Margarita Stoytcheva

Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico

PublishedOctober 5th, 2011

Doi10.5772/949

ISBN978-953-307-458-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-4425-0

Copyright year2011

Number of pages574

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Open access peer-reviewed  chapters

1. Role of Pesticides in Human Life in the Modern Age: A Review

By Seyed Soheil Saeedi Saravi and Mohammad Shokrzadeh

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2. Quality of Vegetables and Pests Control in African Urban Cities

By Dembele Ardjouma, Oumarou Badini and A. Abba Toure

2,437
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3. Differential Efficacy of Insecticides According to Crop Growth: The Citrus Psyllid on Citrus Plants

By Katsuya Ichinose, Katsuhiko Miyaji, Kunihiko Matsuhira, Keiji Yasuda, Yasutsune Sadoyama, Do Hong Tuan, Nguyen Van Hoa and Doan Van Bang

2,400
1
5. Industrial Contaminants and Pesticides in Food Products

By Ruud Peters, Henry Beeltje and Marc Houtzager

2,084
1
6. Pesticide Residues in Bee Products

By Emmanouel Karazafiris, Chrysoula Tananaki, Andreas Thrasyvoulou and Urania Menkissoglu-Spiroudi

6,820
3
9,873
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8. Ecological Impacts of Pesticides in Agricultural Ecosystem

By Khalil Talebi, Vahid Hosseininaveh and Mohammad Ghadamyari

2,985
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10. Arsenic – Pesticides with an Ambivalent Character

By Arna Shab and Catharina Crößmann

3,020
11. Freshwater Decapods and Pesticides: An Unavoidable Relation in the Modern World

By Leandro Negro, Eloisa Senkman, Marcela Montagna and Pablo Collins

2,274
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17. Is Pesticide Use Sustainable in Lowland Rice Intensification in West Africa?

By F. E. Nwilene, A. Togola, O. E. Oyetunji, A. Onasanya, G. Akinwale, E. Ogah, E. Abo, M. Ukwungwu, A. Youdeowei and N. Woin

3,765
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20. Camouflage of Seeds, a Control Method of the Bird Mortality in Grain Crops

By Alexandre de Almeida, Hilton Thadeu Zarate do Couto and Álvaro Fernando de Almeida

2,691
24. Transport of Carbon Tetrachloride in a Karst Aquifer in a Northern City, China

By Baoping Han, Xueqiang Zhu, Zongping Pei and Xikun Liu

1,949
25. Study of the Presence of Pesticides in Treated Urban Wastewaters

By María P. Ormad, Natividad Miguel, Rosa Mosteo, Jorge Rodríguez and José L. Ovelleiro

2,448
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26. Interactions Between Ionic Pesticides and Model Systems for Soil Fractions

By Florencio Arce, Ana C. Iglesias, Rocío López, Dora Gondar, Juan Antelo and Sarah Fiol

2,935
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29. Fate of Pesticides in Soils: Toward an Integrated Approach of Influential Factors

By Véronique Chaplain, Laure Mamy, Laure Vieublé-Gonod, Christian Mougin, Pierre Benoit, Enrique Barriuso and Sylvie Nélieu

6,215
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