Semi-Field Methods for the Environmental Risk Assessment of Pesticides in Soil: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Semi-Field Methods for the Environmental Risk Assessment of Pesticides in Soil

1st Edition

Edited by Andreas Schaeffer, Paul J. van den Brink, Fred Heimbach, Simon P. Hoy

CRC Press

144 pages

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Based on discussions at the 2007 SETAC Europe PERAS Workshop in Coimbra, Semi-Field Methods for the Environmental Risk Assessment of Pesticides in Soil presents a timely summary of state-of-the-art higher-tier terrestrial risk assessment of plant protection products (PPPs). Influential regulators, academics, and industry scientists provide a compre

Table of Contents

Introduction. Background. Ecological Considerations. Legislative and Regulatory Background to the Assessment of Risks from Plant Protection Products in Soil. Overview and Evaluation of Soil Semi-Field (higher tier) Methods. Technical Recommendations. Research Needs. References. Appendices.

About the Editors

Andreas Schaffer is a Professor of Environmental Biology and Chemodynamics at RWTH Aachen University. Fred Heimbach is a Consultant Scientist at RIFCon GmbH in Leichlingen, Germany. Paul J. Van den Brink works at the research institute Alterra and the Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management Group of Wageningen University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General