1st Edition

Pesticide Interactions in Crop Production Beneficial and Deleterious Effects

By J. Altman Copyright 1993

    Pesticide Interactions in Crop Production: Beneficial and Deleterious Effects evaluates the effects of pesticides on plants by exploring the physical, chemical, biological, and ecological interactions of pesticides that influence a crop. The effects of pesticides on the environment and on the crop pests themselves are considered as well. Specific topics addressed include iatrogenic responses, the fate of pesticides applied to cereals under field conditions, the persistance of pesticides on target crops, the effect of pesticides on soil symbionts, and the role of ecological agriculture on conventional and organic cropping systems.

    Pesticide Interactions in Crop Production: Beneficial and Deleterious Effects will be an important volume for agriculturalists, phytologists, mycologists, soil biologists, plant pathologists, tropical ecologists, arboriculturalists, and other researchers interested in the effects of pesticides on crops and soil.

    1. Introduction 2. Allelopathy 3. Fate of pesticides 4. Persistence of pesticides 5. Resistance to pesticides 6. Influence of pesticides on should symbionts, soul microflora, and soil mycoflora 7. Iatrogenic responses and pesticide � pathogen interactions 8. Influence of nematicides on nematodes pathogens and their host plants 9. Crop injury 10. Safeners 11. Biologicals to replace pesticides 12. Ecological agriculture and conventional biodynamic cropping systems 13. Management of postharvest diseases 14. Induced resistance 15. Economic and agronomic factors related to pesticide use 16. Future trends for pest control


    J. Altman