Pesticides play an important role in controlling pests that carry diseases and threaten crop production. In recent years, however, there has been increased concern about the adverse impacts of pesticides and their degradation products on public health and the environment. A considerable amount of work is being done to develop nonchemical methods of

chapter 1|26 pages

Uses and Environmental Pollution of Biocides

ByMahmoud Farag Mahmoud, Naglaa Loutfy

chapter 2|18 pages

Environmental Fate and Transport of Pesticides

ByJie Gao, Yu Wang, Bin Gao, Lei Wu, Hao Chen

chapter 3|32 pages

Degradation of Pesticides

ByO.P. Bansal

chapter 4|52 pages

Pesticide Degradation in Water

ByPilar Sandín-España, Beatriz Sevilla-Morán

chapter 5|16 pages

Microbial Remediation of Pesticides

ByIbrahim Abdulwahid Arif, Mohammad Abdul Bakir, Haseeb Ahmad Khan

chapter 6|56 pages

Pesticide Residues in the Environment

ByTomasz Tuzimski

chapter 7|30 pages

Pesticide Residues in the Atmosphere

ByTeresa Vera Espallardo, Amalia Muñoz, José Luis Palau

chapter 9|42 pages

Pesticide Residues in Surface Water and Groundwater

ByTatjana Vasiljević, Svetlana Grujić, Marina Radišić, Nikolina Dujaković, Mila Laušević

chapter 10|18 pages

Pesticide Residues in Vegetation

ByAntonia Garrido Frenich, Isabel Ma Campoy Jiménez, Ma del Mar Bayo Montoya, and José Luis Martínez Vidal

chapter 11|18 pages

Pesticide Residues in Aquatic Invertebrates

BySarun Keithmaleesatti, Wattasit Siriwong, Marija Borjan, Kristen Bartlett, Mark Robson

chapter 12|24 pages

Pesticide Residues in Soil Invertebrates

ByPrem Dureja, Rajendra Singh Tanwar

chapter 13|32 pages

Pesticide Residues in Fish

ByPrem Dureja, Hamir Singh Rathore

chapter 14|74 pages

Pesticide Residues in Birds and Mammals

ByRaimon Guitart

chapter 15|58 pages

Pesticide Residues in Man

BySameeh A. Mansour

chapter 16|18 pages

Pesticides and Skin Diseases in Man

ByRadoslaw Spiewak

chapter 17|32 pages

Pesticide Residues in Mother’s Milk

ByM. Paramasivam, J. Rajeswaran, S. Chandrasekaran, S. Kuttalam

chapter 18|12 pages

Pesticide Residues in Milk and Milk Products

ByN. C. Basantia, S. K. Saxena

chapter 19|20 pages


ByRajendra Singh Tanwar, Prem Dureja, Hamir Singh Rathore

chapter 20|22 pages

Endocrine-Disrupting Pesticides

BySha‘ullah, H. S. Rathore, and Leo M. L. Nollet