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The Impacts of Pesticides Exposure

Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva

Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico

Pesticides are supposed to complete their intended function without "any unreasonable risk to man or the environment". Pesticides approval and registration are performed "taking into account the economic, social and environmental costs and benefits of the use of any pesticide". The present book documents the various adverse impacts of pesticides usage: pollution, dietary intake and health effects such as birth defects, neurological disorders, cancer and hormone disruption. Risk assessment methods and the involvement of molecular modeling to the knowledge of pesticides are highlighted, too. The volume summarizes the expertise of leading specialists from all over the world.

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PesticidesThe Impacts of Pesticides ExposureEdited by Margarita Stoytcheva

Published: January 21st 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1003

ISBN: 978-953-307-531-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4525-7

Copyright year: 2011

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86873 Total Chapter Downloads

33 Crossref Citations

76 Web of Science Citations

85 Dimensions Citations


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1. Pesticide Pollution, Resistance and Health Hazards

By M. Ahmed Azmi and S.N.H. Naqvi


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2. Understanding the Full Costs of Pesticides: Experience from the Field, with a Focus on Africa

By Stephanie Williamson


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3. Dietary Intake of Environmentally Persistent Plaguicides in the European Population

By Maira Almeida-González, Luis D. Boada, Manuel Zumbado, Luis Alberto Henríquez-Hernández, Pilar F. Valeron and Octavio P. Luzardo


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4. Combined Exposure to Mixture of Chemicals. An Impossible Challenge?

By Badot Pierre-Marie, Degiorgi François, Adam Olivier and Crini Gregorio


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5. Exposure Factors to Organophosphate and Carbamates Pesticides in the Putumayo Department, 2006

By Varona Marcela, Díaz Sonia, Henao Gloria, Lancheros Angélica, Murcia Alix, Morato Rocío, Morales Ligia, Revelo Dyva and de Segurado Patricia


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6. Pesticides and Parkinson’s Disease

By Drouin-Ouellet Janelle and Cicchetti Francesca


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7. Pesticides Exposure and Risk of Hypospadias

By Michael Michalakis, Giannis Heretis, Emmanuel Chrysos and Aristidis Tsatsakis


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8. Adverse Health Effects of Pesticides Exposure in Agricultural and Industrial Workers of Developing Country

By Hashmi, Imran and Khan A. Dilshad


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9. Health Risk by Clorinated Pesticides in Water Bodies Used for Recreational Bathing in Argentina

By Fabio Peluso, Fabián Grosman, José González Castelain, Natalia Othax, Lorena Rodríguez and Fabiana Lo Nostro


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10. Trace Organic Contaminants (PAHS, PCBs, and Pesticides) in Oysters Crassostrea virginica, from the Caloosahatchee Estuary and Estero Bay, SW Florida.

By Siddhartha Mitra, Joshua Bartel and Aswani K. Volety


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11. Cholinergic Pesticides

By Carla Falugi, Zoltan Rakonczay, Hagen Thielecke, Chiara Guida and Maria Grazia Aluigi


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12. Organophosphorous Pesticides - Mechanisms of Their Toxicity

By Tina Elersek and Metka Filipic


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13. Acute Toxicity of Organophosphorus Pesticides and Their Degredation By-Products to Daphnia Magna, Lepidium Sativum and Vibrio Fischeri

By Mehmet Emin Aydin, Senar Ozcan and Fatma Beduk


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14. Novel Approaches in Genetic Toxicology of Pesticides by Applying Fluorescent in Situ Hybridization Technique

By Davor Zeljezic and Marin Mladinic


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15. Pesticides: Genotoxic Risk of Occupational Exposure

By Sandra Gomez-Arroyo, Carmen Martinez-Valenzuela, Rafael Villalobos-Pietrini and Stefan Waliszewski


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16. Effect of Pesticides on Neuronal and Glial Cell Differentiation and Maturation in Primary Cultures

By Anna K. Bal-Price and Helena T. Hogberg


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17. Agrochemicals: Horticulture Use Conditions Determine Genotoxic Effects and Oxidative Damage in Rural Populations in Santa Fe, Argentina

By Marta Ana Carballo, María Fernanda Simoniello and Elisa Carlotta Kleinsorge


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18. In-Vivo and In-Vitro Methods for Evaluation of Pesticides on DNA Structure

By Farhad Ahmadi


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19. The Contribution of Molecular Modeling to the Knowledge of Pesticides

By Ethel N. Coscarello, Ruth Hojvat, Dora A. Barbiric and Eduardo A. Castro


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