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Document ID (ISN)65240
CIS number 95-1815
ISBN(s) 0-913702-58-7
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ware G.W.
Title The pesticide book
Bibliographic information Thomson Publications, P.O. Box 9335, Fresno, CA 93791, USA, 4th ed., 1994. xii, 384p. Illus. 86 ref. Index.
Abstract Contents of this book: damage caused by pests and a chronology of pesticide use; pesticide formulations; chemicals used to control invertebrates (insecticides, molluscicides, nematicides), vertebrates (rodenticides, avicides, piscicides, repellents), plants (herbicides, plant growth regulators, defoliants, desiccants) and microorganisms (fungicides, bactericides, algicides, disinfectants); modes of interaction with pesticides; hazards of pesticide use (safe handling and storage, legislation); pesticides of the future. Includes lists of common, trade and chemical names.
Descriptors (primary) herbicides; crop protection; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; safety guides; insecticides; biological insecticides; nematocides; avicides; rodenticides; fungicides; defoliants; handling and storage; disinfectants; list of chemical substances; legislation; history; glossary; molluscicides
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals