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Basic Guide to Pesticides: Their Characteristics and Hazards

By: SA Briggs

Taylor & Francis

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #22199 | ISBN: 1560322535
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Provides information on the constituents, characteristics, health and environmental effects of over 700 pesticides.


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.

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