Pesticides in the Modern World: Risks and Benefits
by Margarita Stoytcheva
Publisher: InTech 2011
Number of pages: 560
This book is a compilation of 29 chapters focused on: pesticides and food production, environmental effects of pesticides, and pesticides mobility, transport and fate. The addressed issues should attract the public concern to support rational decisions to pesticides use.
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