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Cover for Integrated pest management in cotton.

This chapter focuses on the worldwide importance of cotton and the insect pests, pathogens and nematodes that cause damage to cotton production. Information on the economic and environmental impacts of synthetic chemicals for insect, nematode and disease control is presented and the benefits of the ...

Author(s)
Greenberg, S. M.; Parajulee, M. N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648002)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vegetable safety.

This chapter focuses on the pesticide and biological contaminants of vegetables. Some sources of these biological contaminants are presented and the importance of good agricultural and handling practices in ensuring the safety of consumption of vegetables are discussed.

Author(s)
Welbaum, G. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645346)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Marketing and the consumer.

This chapter focuses on consumer trends in convenience marketing (fresh-cut produce and 'ripe and ready to eat' products), environmental and safety issues (packaging, use of fruit stickers, pesticide residues, labelling issues and energy sustainability) and organically produced fruits and...

Author(s)
Wills, R. B. H.; Golding, J. B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391483)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Rodent pests and their control.

This updated 2nd edition, two decades after the publication of the first edition, combines information from the latest scientific research on rodent pests and their control. It includes 19 chapters discussing: the natural history of rodents and preadaptations to pestilence; commensal rodents;...

Author(s)
Buckle, A.; Smith, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Monitoring rodenticide residues in wildlife.

Rodenticide residues are measured in wildlife to gain information on the scale of exposure and to assess the likelihood of associated adverse effects. Such monitoring are needed because rodenticides are not target specific in their toxicity; wild vertebrates have the potential to be exposed to...

Author(s)
Shore, R. F.; Pereira, M. G.; Potter, E. D.; Walker, L. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxins in feeds.

This chapter covers the most important toxins found in rabbit feeds. Focus is given on goitrogens, gossypol, lectins (haemagglutinins), mimosine, mycotoxins, nitrates, oxalates, saponins, pyrrolizidine alkaloids, trypsin inhibitors, urea, poisonous plants, herbal remedies and agricultural chemicals ...

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effect of pesticides on non-target sites with reference to soil ecosystems.

This chapter discusses the impact of pesticides on soil microbial diversity, nutrient transformation (immobilization/remineralization of added inorganic N, mineralization of organic N, and nitrification), respiration, enzymes and invertebrates. The binding and persistence of pesticides in soil are...

Author(s)
Bhat, A. K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938086)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indirect and external costs of pesticide use in the vegetable sub-sector in Kenya.

This chapter discusses the externalities of pesticide use in vegetable production in Kenya. Through secondary data analysis, individual farmer interviews, pesticide residue analysis, expert interviews and workshops, the health and environmental costs of farmerś pesticide use are estimated. The...

Author(s)
Macharia, I.; Mithöfer, D.; Waibel, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Chemical food safety.

This book, inclusive of 30 chapters, deals with all aspects of chemical risks in food products, reviewing current knowledge on food production processes and specific toxicants in relation to food safety and toxicology. Specific subjects discussed include general concepts of toxicokinetics and...

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pesticides and persistent organic pollutants.

In this chapter, the risk of containing pesticide residues in food and feedstuffs are discussed. It may represent a risk to chemical food safety in the case that they are absorbed by the production animal and concentrated in tissues used for the production of food, excreted in milk or found in eggs ...

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter

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