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Pesticide Toxicology and International Regulation (Hardcover, New) Loot Price: R4,694
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Pesticide Toxicology and International Regulation (Hardcover, New): Timothy T. Marrs, Bryan Ballantyne

Pesticide Toxicology and International Regulation (Hardcover, New)

Timothy T. Marrs, Bryan Ballantyne

Series: Current Toxicology

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This book brings together key features of the toxicology and occupational hazards of pesticides and the way their use is regulated in the main trading regions of the world. There are chapters on each of the main groups of insecticides, namely organochlorines, anticholinesterases and pyrethrins and pyrethroids. The book also covers fungicides and herbicides, as well as more specialised agents such as microbial pesticides. The risks and hazards to humans are considered, both occupational and through the consumption of contaminated foodstuffs. Additionally, clinical aspects of pesticide poisoning are discussed.

The possibility of harm from pesticide exposure has led to the development of national and international regulations governing the application of pesticides. The book describes the regulatory systems in three major economic areas: the North American Free Trade Area (USA, Canada and Mexico), the European Union and Japan.

This book should be of interest to all individuals working on the development and application of pesticides anywhere in the world. All those involved in the manufacture, regulation and toxicology of pesticides should also benefit from reading this book.

General

Imprint: John Wiley & Sons
Country of origin: United States
Series: Current Toxicology
Release date: December 2003
First published: February 2004
Editors: Timothy T. Marrs • Bryan Ballantyne
Dimensions: 232 x 159 x 39mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Edition: New
ISBN-13: 978-0-471-49644-1
Categories: Books > Law > International law > Public international law > General
Books > Medicine > Other branches of medicine > Pharmacology > Medical toxicology
Books > Professional & Technical > Agriculture & farming > Pest control > General
LSN: 0-471-49644-8
Barcode: 9780471496441

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