Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Toxicity and Hazard of Agrochemicals

Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy

National University of La Plata


Sonia Soloneski

National University of La Plata

This edited book, Toxicity and Hazard of Agrochemicals, is intended to provide an overview of toxicology that examines the hazardous effects of common agrochemicals employed every day in our agricultural practices. Furthermore, it is hoped that the information in the present book will be of value to those directly engaged in the handling and use of agrochemicals and that this book will continue to meet the expectations and needs of all interested in the different aspects of human and environmental risk toxicities.

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Toxicity and Hazard of AgrochemicalsEdited by Marcelo L. Larramendy

Published: July 22nd 2015

DOI: 10.5772/59450

ISBN: 978-953-51-2145-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5403-7

Copyright year: 2015

Books open for chapter submissions

11805 Total Chapter Downloads

35 Crossref Citations

41 Web of Science Citations

60 Dimensions Citations


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1. Environmental Risk Assessment of Agrochemicals — A Critical Appraisal of Current Approaches

By Francisco Sánchez-Bayo and Henk A. Tennekes


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2. Environmental Pesticides and Heavy Metals — Role in Breast Cancer

By David R. Wallace


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3. Environmental Exposure and Health Effects Associated with Malathion Toxicity

By Paul B. Tchounwou, Anita K. Patlolla, Clement G. Yedjou and Pamela D. Moore


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4. Ecotoxicology of Glyphosate and Glyphosate-Based Herbicides — Toxicity to Wildlife and Humans

By Paul K. Mensah, Carolyn G. Palmer and Oghenekaro N. Odume


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5. Genotoxicity of the Neonicotinoid Insecticide Poncho (Clothianidin) on CD1 Mice Based on Alkaline Comet and Micronucleus Assays

By María Elena Calderón-Segura, José Arturo Marcial Rojas, María de Guadalupe Mézquita Brito, Manuel TecCab, María del Carmen Calderón-Ezquerro and Sandra Gómez-Arroyo


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6. The Ecotoxicity of Pyrimethanil for Aquatic Biota

By Cristiano V.M. Araújo, Cândida Shinn, Ruth Müller, Matilde Moreira- Santos, Evaldo L.G. Espíndola and Rui Ribeiro


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7. Toxicity of Agrochemicals on Freshwater Invertebrates — A Short Review

By Daniel Robles-Vargas


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