The widespread use of chemicals to control pests has resulted in adverse effects for both wildlife and humans. Originally published in 1967, this title seeks to clearly explain the key issues for understanding public policy in the pesticide problem. Authors Headley and Lewis provide simple clarification of the economic issues involved in creating public policy for pest control and present how policy formation for pesticides will be improved by further economic analysis. This title is a valuable and relevant resource for students interested in environmental studies, especially the impact of public policy making on the environment.
Introduction; 1. Background and Nature of the Pesticide Problem 2. A Decision Framework, Alternative Actions, and Values 3. Conceptual and Measurement Problems in Assessing the Effects of Pesticides Used by Agriculture 4. A General Review of the Agricultural Consequences 5. Effects on Human Health 6. Evaluating the Effects of Pesticides on Health 7. Effects on Fish and Wildlife 8. Public Policy and Research Needs
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