Basic Guide To Pesticides: Their Characteristics And Hazards: Their Characteristics & Hazards, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Basic Guide To Pesticides: Their Characteristics And Hazards

Their Characteristics & Hazards, 1st Edition

By Rachel Carson Counsel Inc.

CRC Press

316 pages

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Basic Guide to Pesticides covers the physical properties of about 700 pesticides and their contaminants and related health hazards. It is important in dealing with environmental problems in general and individual cases.

Table of Contents

Selections of pesticide materials included; sources of information; how to use the guide; the charts, names of pesticides and how to use index of names; classes of pesticides; chief pesticide use; persistence; toxicity effects on mammals; adverse effects on other non-target species - physical properties; varying vulnerability to pesticide poisoning; index of pesticide names; charts of pesticide characteristics, alphabetically by name; toxic characteristics of classes of pesticide ingredients; references; using pesticides; alternatives to pesticides. Appendix: a review of United States federal regulation on pesticides.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General