Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Insecticides

Development of Safer and More Effective Technologies

Edited by Stanislav Trdan

Biotechnical Faculty, Department of Agronomy, University of Ljubljana

This book contains 20 chapters about the impact, environmental fate, modes of action, efficacy, and non-target effects of insecticides. The chapters are divided into 7 parts. Part 1 covers the non-target effects of insecticides, whereas part 2 is dedicated to integrated methods for pest control, in which insecticides are an important element for diminishing the populations of insect pests. Part 3 includes chapters about the non-chemical alternatives to insecticides, such as metabolic stress and plant extracts. Insecticides and human health are the main topic of part 4, and the interactions between insecticides and environment are discussed in part 5. Part 6 includes the chapters about insecticides against pests of urban areas, forests and farm animals, whereas biotechnology and other advances in pest control are discussed in part 7.

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InsecticidesDevelopment of Safer and More Effective TechnologiesEdited by Stanislav Trdan

Published: January 30th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/3356

ISBN: 978-953-51-0958-7

Copyright year: 2013

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36458 Total Chapter Downloads

28 Crossref Citations

66 Web of Science Citations

136 Dimensions Citations

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1. Side Effects of Insecticides on Natural Enemies and Possibility of Their Integration in Plant Protection Strategies

By Nabil El-Wakeil, Nawal Gaafar, Ahmed Sallam and Christa Volkmar

3555

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2. Pesticide-Residue Relationship and Its Adverse Effects on Occupational Workers

By Nabil El-Wakeil, Shehata Shalaby, Gehan Abdou and Ahmed Sallam

2004

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3. Predicting the Effects of Insecticide Mixtures on Non-Target Aquatic Communities

By Alexa C. Alexander and Joseph M. Culp

1172

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4. Physiological Dysfunction in Fish After Insecticides Exposure

By Mahdi Banaee

2417

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5. Research on Seasonal Dynamics of 14 Different Insects Pests in Slovenia Using Pheromone Traps

By Žiga Laznik and Stanislav Trdan

1252

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6. The Use of Behavioral Manipulation Techniques On Synthetic Insecticides Optimization

By Solange Maria de França, Mariana Oliveira Breda, Cesar A. Badji and José Vargas de Oliveira

1608

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7. The Performance of Insecticides – A Critical Review

By Christian Nansen and James Thomas Ridsdill-Smith

1084

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8. Insecticide Use and the Ecology of Invasive Liriomyza Leafminer Management

By Stuart R. Reitz, Yulin Gao and Zhongren Lei

1264

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9. Plant–Derived Products for Leaf–Cutting Ants Control

By Juliana Cristina dos Santos, Ronald Zanetti, Denilson Ferreira de Oliveira, Giovanna Cardoso Gajo and Dejane Santos Alves

1605

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10. Use of Botanicals and Safer Insecticides Designed in Controlling Insects: The African Case

By Patrick Kareru, Zachaeus Kipkorir Rotich and Esther Wamaitha Maina

3031

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11. Insecticide Residuality of Mexican Populations Occupationally Exposed

By María-Lourdes Aldana-Madrid, María-Isabel Silveira-Gramont, Fabiola-Gabriela Zuno-Floriano and Guillermo Rodríguez-Olibarría

1149

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12. DDT as Anti-Malaria Tool: The Bull in the China Shop or the Elephant in the Room?

By Mauro Prato, Manuela Polimeni and Giuliana Giribaldi

1113

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13. Impact of Systemic Insecticides on Organisms and Ecosystems

By Francisco Sánchez-Bayo, Henk A. Tennekes and Koichi Goka

2227

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14. Thiamethoxam: An Inseticide that Improve Seed Rice Germination at Low Temperature

By Andréia da Silva Almeida, Francisco Amaral Villela, João Carlos Nunes, Geri Eduardo Meneghello and Adilson Jauer

892

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15. Spatial and Monthly Behaviour of Selective Organochlorine Pesticides in Subtropical Estuarine Ecosystems

By T.S. Imo, T. Oomori, M.A. Sheikh, T. Miyagi and F. Tamaki

1034

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16. Bait Evaluation Methods for Urban Pest Management

By Bennett W. Jordan, Barbara E. Bayer, Philip G. Koehler and Roberto M. Pereira

1735

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17. Advances in Insecticide Tools and Tactics for Protecting Conifers from Bark Beetle Attack in the Western United States

By Christopher J. Fettig, Donald M. Grosman and A. Steven Munson

1176

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18. The Use of Deltamethrin on Farm Animals

By Papadopoulos Elias

1812

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19. Use of Biotechnology in the Control of Insects-Prague

By Gleberson Guillen Piccinin, Alan Augusto Donel, Alessandro de Lucca e Braccini, Lilian Gomes de Morais Dan, Keila Regina Hossa, Gabriel Loli Bazo and Fernanda Brunetta Godinho

1564

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20. Polymeric Nanoparticle-Based Insecticides: A Controlled Release Purpose for Agrochemicals

By Bruno Perlatti, Patrícia Luísa de Souza Bergo, Maria Fátima das Graças Fernandes da Silva, João Batista Fernandes and Moacir Rossi Forim

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