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Title Piperonyl butoxide : the insecticide synergist / edited by Denys Glynne Jones
Published San Diego : Academic Press, [1998]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 323 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Front Cover; Piperonyl Butoxide: The Insecticide Synergist; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Chapter 1. A Brief History of the Development of Piperonyl Butoxide as an Insecticide Synergist; Chapter 2. The Safety of Piperonyl Butoxide; Chapter 3. Interactions of Piperonyl Butoxide with Cytochrome P450; Chapter 4. A Review of the Chemistry of Piperonyl Butoxide; Chapter 5. A Note on Molecular Modelling of Piperonyl Butoxide Using a Computational Chemistry Program for the IBM Personal Computer PC®; Chapter 6. Photolytic Degradation of Piperonyl Butoxide
Summary Piperonyl Butoxide contains 20 chapters contributed by world experts in the field on the properties, uses, plant metabolism, and mammalian and environmental toxicology of piperonyl butoxide. The mode of action of piperonyl butoxide is discussed as well as many other specialist topics, including the measurement of synergism in the laboratory, and the potential use of this chemical alone for the control of whiteflies, as well as with insect growth regulators. This book will prove to be a valuable reference for all concerned with the designing of safe and cost-effective insecticide formulations,
Notes Papers from the Symposium on PBO, held in Florence in 1996; with additional papers by others not attending the symposium
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Insecticides.
Pyrethrum (Insecticide)
Form Electronic book
Author Jones, Denys Glynne.
Symposium on PBO (1996 : Florence, Italy)
ISBN 0080539025 (electronic bk.)
9780080539027 (electronic bk.)