The extent and seriousness of the potential hazards due to pesticides still remains to be fully defined. This handbook discusses all aspects of pesticides residues in the environment. It presents current information on pesticide residues in humans, birds and mammals, fish, soil invertebrates, soil micro flora, aquatic invertebrate, surface and underground water, milk products, and more. It describes the degradation of pesticides in the atmosphere and in the environment. The text also covers the fate and transport of pesticides in the environment and the effects of pesticides on plants, animals, and humans. Other topics include biopesticides, biocides, and endocrine disrupting mechanisms.
Hamir S. Rathore is a Professor in the Department of Applied Chemistry at Aligarh Muslim University, India. Leo M.L. Nollet is a Professor in the Department of Applied Engineering Sciences at University College Ghent, Belgium.
Taylor & Francis Inc
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Environment & Planning
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CRC Press Inc
111 black & white illustrations, 76 black & white tables