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Pesticide risk assessment.

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This book aims to organize the published environmental impact information on pesticides into a usable form to help growers and other integrated pest management practitioners make more environmentally sound pesticide choices. This book deals with all kinds of risks, such as risk to aquifers and aquatic organisms such as fish; risk to pollinators; risk to human health; risk to soil microflora and fauna; and risk to terrestrial organisms such as arthropods and wildlife, associated with the use of individual pesticides and their mixtures, their method of estimation and risk assessment using various tools. Remediation and management details are duly elaborated. The book also includes regulatory perspectives and covers various aspects of remediation for reducing the risk associated with pesticides.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Pesticides. Author(s): Arora, S.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 38) Impact of pesticides on the environment. Author(s): Arora, S.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 77) Toxicity of pesticides based on their mode of action. Author(s): Arora, S.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 103) Diagnostic tools for pesticide detection. Author(s): Arora, S.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 147) Toxicity of pesticides in mixtures with the same mode of action. Author(s): Arora, S.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 168) Toxicity of pesticides in mixtures with different modes of action. Author(s): Arora, S.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 181) Techniques for pesticide risk assessment. Author(s): Arora, S.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 206) Co-relation of pesticide risk and body characteristics. Author(s): Arora, S.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 221) Co-relation of toxicity and classification of pesticides. Author(s): Arora, S.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 233) Pesticide risk - case studies. Author(s): Arora, S.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 243) Alternatives for reducing pesticide risk. Author(s): Arora, S.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 279) Awareness for reducing pesticide risk. Author(s): Arora, S.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 290) Regulation of pesticides and associated risks. Author(s): Arora, S.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • ICAR-National Research Centre for Integrated Pest Management, Pusa Campus, New Delhi, India.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2019
  • ISBN
  • 9781780646336
  • Record Number
  • 20193138520