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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by Marcelo L. Larramendy, Sonia Soloneski (eds) - InTech
The experimental and theoretical pesticide investigations will make this book of significance to researchers, scientists, engineers, and graduate students who make use of those different investigations to understand the toxic aspects of pesticides.
by Robert Biel - UCL Press
This book, by a leading expert in urban agriculture, offers a solution to today's global food crisis. By contributing more to feeding themselves, cities can allow breathing space for the rural sector to convert to more organic sustainable approaches.
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The main intention of this publication is to provide a state-of-the-art and up-to-date knowledge of recent developments in understanding of plant responses to major abiotic stresses, limitations and the current status of crop improvement.
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From virtually every aspect, cotton is one of the most interesting higher organisms in the plant kingdom. It is rather unique in that it produces both fiber and food. Compared with most crop plants, cotton adapts quite well to adverse conditions.