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Author Perry, A. S

Title Insecticides in Agriculture and Environment : Retrospects and Prospects / by A.S. Perry, I. Yamamoto, I. Ishaaya, R. Perry
Published Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 261 pages)
Series Applied Agriculture
Applied agriculture.
Contents 1 Introduction -- 2 Function and Classification -- 3 Formulations of Insecticides -- 4 Toxicology of Insecticides -- 5 Methods of Testing Chemicals on Insects -- 6 Evaluation of Toxicity in Insects -- 7 Evaluation of Toxicity in Higher Animals -- 8 The Nervous System as Insecticide Target -- 9 The Organochlorine Insecticides -- 10 Insecticides Acting as GABA-Ergic Agents -- 11 Organophosphorus Insecticides -- 12 Carbamate Insecticides -- 13 Botanical Insecticides -- 14 Synthetic Pyrethroids -- 15 Synergists -- 16 Neonicotinoids and Nitrogenous Insecticides -- 17 Compounds Interfering with ATP Synthesis -- 18 Miticides -- 19 Fumigants and Nematicides -- 20 Insect Growth Regulators (IGRs) -- 21 Insect Sterilants -- 22 Attractants, Repellents, and Antifeedants -- 23 Microbial Insecticides -- 24 Miscellaneous Compounds -- 25 Molluscicides -- 26 Avicides -- 27 Rodenticides -- 28 Hazards Associated with Pesticide Use -- 29 Insect Resistance -- References -- The Contribution of Albert S. Perry to Insect Resistance and Environmental Toxicology
Summary The authors have critically reviewed and collated the available literature on insecticides in general in a concise and consolidated form. They give all available information on the history of insecticides, their chemistry, the various ways of application, their modes of action, metabolism, toxicity and the environmental problems of insect-controlling agents as well as of nematicides, molluscicides, avicides, and rodenticides
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-249) and index
Notes English
Subject Agriculture.
Biochemistry.
Ecology.
Forests and forestry.
Insecticides.
Life sciences.
Insecticiden.
Landbouw.
Milieu.
Agriculture.
Biochemistry.
Ecology.
Forests and forestry.
Insecticides.
Life sciences.
Form Electronic book
Author Ishaaya, I.
Perry, R.
Yamamoto, I
ISBN 3662036568
9783662036563