Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Pesticides - Formulations, Effects, Fate

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Margarita Stoytcheva

Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico

PublishedJanuary 21st, 2011

Doi10.5772/1004

ISBN978-953-307-532-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-4524-0

Copyright year2011

Number of pages824

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Open access peer-reviewed  chapters

1. Pesticides of Botanical Origin: a Promising Tool in Plant Protection

By Nikoletta G. Ntalli and Urania Menkissoglu-Spiroudi

11,627
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2. Baculovirus Biopesticides

By Boguslaw Szewczyk, Marlinda Lobo de Souza, Maria Elita Batista de Castro, Mauricio Lara Moscardi and Flavio Moscardi

9,066
8
3. Acaricides - Biological Profiles, Effects and Uses in Modern Crop Protection

By Dejan Marčić, Pantelija Perić and Slobodan Milenković

10,424
3
5. Pesticide Mixtures

By Raymond A. Cloyd

6,875
1
6. Biodegradable Hydrogel as Delivery Vehicle for the Controlled Release of Pesticide

By Fauze Ahmad Aouada, Márcia Regina de Moura, Luiz Henrique Capparelli Mattoso

6,084
1
8. A New Technique for Safe Pesticide Spraying in Greenhouses

By Guido Belforte, Gabriella Eula and Terenziano Raparelli

8,011
2
9. Distribution of Chemical and Microbial Pesticides through Drip Irrigation Systems

By Heping Zhu, Xiaochan Wang, Michael E. Reding and James C. Locke

3,487
11. Pesticide Residues in Agricultural Products of the Slovene Origin Found in 2001-2009

By Helena Baša Česnik, Špela Velikonja Bolta and Ana Gregorčič

2,692
12. Pesticides in Agricultural Products: Analysis, Reduction, Prevention

By Mohammad Shokrzadeh and Seyed Soheil Saeedi Saravi

6,267
1
13. Pesticide Residues in Fruits and Vegetables

By B. M. Keikotlhaile, and P. Spanoghe

14,050
1
14. A Risk Assessment Study of Greek Population Dietary Chronic Exposure to Pesticide Residues in Fruits, Vegetables and Olive Oil

By Ioannis N. Tsakiris, Maria Toutoudaki, Manos Kokkinakis, Mitlianga Paraskevi, and Aristides M. Tsatsakis

3,328
2
17. Pesticides Reaching the Environment as a Consequence of Inappropriate Agricultural Practices in Argentina

By Andrés H. Arias, Natalia S. Buzzi, Marcelo T. Pereira and Jorge E. Marcovecchio

3,256
1
22. Endosulfan in China: Usage, Emissions, and Residues

By Hongliang Jia, Liyan Liu, Yeqing Sun and Yi-Fan Li

2,748
23. Hexachlorocyclohexanes in Arctic and Antarctic Marine Ecosystems

By Alessandra Cincinelli, Tania Martellini and Simonetta Corsolini

2,600
25. Pesticide Exposure and Health Related Issues in Male and Female Reproductive System

By Stavros Sifakis, Mihalis Mparmpas, Offie P. Soldin and Aristides Tsatsakis

5,198
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26. Organophosphorous Pesticides Exacerbate the Demographic Consequences of Intersexual Selection in Fish

By Irene Barbosa-valero, Omar Arellano-Aguilar and Constantino Macías Garcia

2,930
27. Pesticides in the Environment: Impacts and its Biodegradation as a Strategy for Residues Treatment

By Ma. Laura Ortiz-Hernández, Enrique Sánchez-Salinas, Angeluz Olvera-Velona and Jorge Luis Folch-Mallol

8,867
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29. Analytical Methods for Performing Pesticide Degradation Studies in Environmental Samples

By Zenilda L. Cardeal, Amauri G. Souza and Leiliane C.A. Amorim

9,196
30. Micropollutant Degradation Mechanism

By Brigita Tepuš, Irena Petrinić and Marjana Simonič

3,881
34. Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs) for Removal of Pesticides from Aqueous Media

By Marco A. Quiroz, Erick R. Bandala and Carlos A. Martínez-Huitle

13,799
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36. Influence of the Activated Carbon Nature and the Aqueous Matrix on the Pesticides Adsorption

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

3,002
38. Sorption of Pesticides on Natural Geosorbents

By Jean-Pierre Gagné, Bruno Gouteux, Youssouf Djibril Soubaneh, and Jean-Rock Brindle

4,323
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