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Author Arora, Sumitra, author

Title Pesticide risk assessment / Sumitra Arora, Principal Scientist, ICAR-National Research Centre for Integrated Pest Management, Pusa Campus, New Delhi-110012, India
Published Boston, MA, USA : CAB International, 2019


Description 1 online resource
Contents Impact and estimation of pesticides -- Pesticides -- Impact of pesticides on environment -- Pesticides risk and assessment -- Toxicity of pesticides based on their mode of action -- Diagnostic tools for pesticides detection -- Toxicity of pesticides in mixtures with same mode of action -- Toxicity of pesticides in mixtures with different mode of action -- Techniques for pesticides risk assessment -- Co-relation of pesticides risk and body characters -- Co-relation of toxicity and classification of pesticides -- Remediation to reduce pesticides risk -- Pesticides risk case studies -- Alternatives for reducing pesticides risk -- Awareness for reducing pesticides risk -- Regulation of pesticides and associated risks
Summary This book aims to organize the published environmental impact information on pesticides into a usable form to help growers and other integrated pest management practitioners make more environmentally sound pesticide choices. This book deals with all kinds of risks, such as risk to aquifers and aquatic organisms such as fish; risk to pollinators; risk to human health; risk to soil microflora and fauna; and risk to terrestrial organisms such as arthropods and wildlife, associated with the use of individual pesticides and their mixtures, their method of estimation and risk assessment using various tools. Remediation and management details are duly elaborated. The book also includes regulatory perspectives and covers various aspects of remediation for reducing the risk associated with pesticides
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher
Subject Pesticides -- Risk assessment.
Pesticides -- Environmental aspects.
Pesticides -- Risk mitigation.
Pesticides -- Toxicology.
Analytical methods.
Aquatic animals.
Aquatic organisms.
Environmental impact.
Health hazards.
Integrated pest management.
Nontarget effects.
Nontarget organisms.
Pesticide mixtures.
Pesticide residues.
Risk assessment.
Soil fauna.
Soil flora.
Statistical analysis.
Pesticides -- Environmental aspects.
Pesticides -- Risk assessment.
Pesticides -- Risk mitigation.
Pesticides -- Toxicology.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018032515
ISBN 9781780646664