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The Toxicology and Biochemistry of Insecticides

By: Simon J Yu(Author)
358 pages, 3 colour & 387 b/w illustrations, 64 tables
The Toxicology and Biochemistry of Insecticides
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  • The Toxicology and Biochemistry of Insecticides ISBN: 9781482210606 Edition: 2 Hardback Nov 2014 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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Continuing as the sole book in more than two decades to address this multifaceted field, the Second Edition of this highly praised review on insect toxicology presents the most up-to-date information on insecticide classification, formulation, mode of action, resistance, metabolism, environmental fate, and regulatory legislation. This indispensable book discusses mechanisms at the molecular level, such as specific enzymes that contribute to insecticide resistance. It has been extensively revised and expanded to bring readers up to date on the many aspects and implications of pesticide use.
 

Contents

- The Need for Insecticides and Their Pattern of Use
- The Formulation of Pesticides
- Pesticide Laws and Resistance
- The Classification of Insecticides
- Evaluation of Toxicity
- The Uptake of Insecticides
- The Mode Action of Insecticides
- Principles of Pesticide Metabolism
- Species Differences and Other Phenomena Associated with the Metabolism of Xenobiotics
- Insecticide Resistance
- Pesticides in the Environment

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By: Simon J Yu(Author)
358 pages, 3 colour & 387 b/w illustrations, 64 tables
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