A History of Pesticides

Editor/Author Matthews, G.
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 978-1-78639-487-3
Category: Science - Biology
Image Count: 167
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: March 2019
Table of Contents

In this fascinating book, Graham Matthews takes the reader through the history of the development and use of chemicals for control of pests, weeds, and vectors of disease.

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Table of Contents

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    • Preface
    • Acknowledgements
    • Prologue – Before Pesticides
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    • 1 Pesticides in the Early Part of the 20th Century
    • 2 Application of Pesticides
    • 3 Insecticides Post-1950
    • 4 Herbicides
    • 5 Fungicides
    • 6 Other Pesticides
    • 7 Resistance to Pesticides
    • 8 Integrated Pest Management
    • 9 Health Issues
    • 10 Regulations and the Manufacturers of Pesticides and Related Organizations
    • 11 Pesticides – the Future
    • Annex: Common Name and Major Trade Name of Selected Pesticides