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Pesticides in the Modern World

Pesticides Use and Management

Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva

Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico

This book brings together issues on pesticides and biopesticides use with the related subjects of pesticides management and sustainable development. It contains 24 chapters organized in three sections. The first book section supplies an overview on the current use of pesticides, on the regulatory status, on the levels of contamination, on the pesticides management options, and on some techniques of pesticides application, reporting data collected from all over the world. Second section is devoted to the advances in the evolving field of biopesticides, providing actual information on the regulation of the plant protection products from natural origin in the European Union. It reports data associated with the application of neem pesticides, wood pyrolysis liquids and bacillus-based products. The third book section covers various aspects of pesticides management practices in concert with pesticides degradation and contaminated sites remediation technologies, supporting the environmental sustainability.

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Pesticides in the Modern WorldPesticides Use and ManagementEdited by Margarita Stoytcheva

Published: October 21st 2011

DOI: 10.5772/950

ISBN: 978-953-307-459-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4415-1

Copyright year: 2011

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135448 Total Chapter Downloads

100 Crossref Citations

245 Web of Science Citations

248 Dimensions Citations


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1. Trends in the Exposures to Pesticides in Central Europe

By Daniela Pelclova, Tomas Navratil, Karolina Mrazova, Hana Rakovcova and Zdenka Fenclova


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2. Pesticide Utilisation, Regulation and Future Prospects in Small Scale Horticultural Crop Production Systems in a Developing Country

By J. Karungi, S. Kyamanywa, E. Adipala and M. Erbaugh


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3. Pesticides in Burkina Faso: Overview of the Situation in a Sahelian African Country

By Moustapha Ouédraogo, Adama M. Toé, Théodore Z. Ouédraogo and Pierre I. Guissou


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4. Pesticide Use in South Africa: One of the Largest Importers of Pesticides in Africa

By L.P. Quinn, B,J. de Vos, M. Fernandes-Whaley, C. Roos, H. Bouwman, H. Kylin, R. Pieters and J. van den Berg


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5. Use of Pesticides for Vegetable Crops in Mexico

By Ma. A. Pérez-Olvera, H. Navarro-Garza and E. Miranda-Cruz


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6. A Review on the Mode of Action and Current Use of Petroleum Distilled Spray Oils

By Micaela Buteler and Teodoro Stadler


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7. Design and Experiments on Droplet Charging Device for High-Range Electrostatic Sprayer

By Yu Ru, Hongping Zhou and Jiaqiang Zheng


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8. Reducing Spray Drift

By Ilker H.Celen and Eray Onler


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9. Natural Pesticides and Future Perspectives

By Ivana Cavoski, Pierluigi Caboni and Teodoro Miano


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10. Neem Seed Oil: Encapsulation and Controlled Release - Search for a Greener Alternative for Pest Control

By Nirmala Devi and Tarun K. Maji


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11. Development of Neem Capsule via Biopolymer and Natural Rubber for Its Controlled Release

By Sa-Ad Riyajan


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12. Use of Botanical Pesticides in Modern Plant Protection

By Kari Tiilikkala, Isa Lindqvist, Marleena Hagner, Heikki Setälä and Dionyssios Perdikis


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13. Bacillus-Based Biological Control of Plant Diseases

By Hélène Cawoy, Wagner Bettiol, Patrick Fickers and Marc Ongena


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14. The Effect of Some Botanical Pesticides Against Citrus Leafminer (CLM) and Two Spotted Mite (TSM)

By Behnam Amiri-Besheli


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15. Ecological Effects of Pesticides

By Deepa T.V., G. Lakshmi, Lakshmi P.S. and Sreekanth S.K.


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16. Changing to Minimal Reliance on Pesticides

By Paul A. Horne and Jessica Page


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17. Increasing IPM Knowledge Through FFS in Benin

By Trine Lund and Hafizur Rahman


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18. The Millardetian Conjunction in the Modern World

By Marie-Pierre Rivière, Michel Ponchet and Eric Galiana


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19. Comparative Study of the Mobility of Malathion, Attamix and Thiodan as Obsolete Pesticides in Colombian Soil

By Rosalina González Forero


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20. Biodegradation of Pesticides

By André Luiz Meleiro Porto, Gliseida Zelayarán Melgar, Mariana Consiglio Kasemodel and Marcia Nitschke


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21. Pesticide-Soil Interaction

By Rita Földényi, Imre Czinkota and László Tolner


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22. Application of Fenton Processes for Degradation of Aniline

By Chavalit Ratanatamskul, Nalinrut Masomboon and Ming-Chun Lu


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23. Bioremediation of Hexachlorocyclohexane Contaminated Soil: Field Trials

By H.K. Manonmani


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24. Setting Up of Risk Based Remediation Goal for Remediation of Persistent Organic Pesticides (Pesticide-POPs) Contaminated Sites

By Tapan Chakrabarti


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