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Information sources on the pesticides industry

Information sources on the pesticides industry

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pesticides industry -- Information services -- Directories.,
  • Pesticides -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited Nations Industrial Development Organization.
    SeriesUNIDO guides to information sources ;, no. 10
    ContributionsUnited Nations Industrial Development Organization.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9660.P32 I53 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 77 p. ;
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3210269M
    LC Control Number83116892

    Farmer’s Handbook on Basic Agriculture. fatalities while handling machineries and pesticides by farmers. Time and resources management is an integral part of each and every activity, be it service sector, busi- about sources of extension, information and services, public and private extension services, agricultural. Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) University Avenue Knoxville, Tennessee Phone: () Fax: ()

    Perhaps the finest nature writer of the Twentieth Century, Rachel Carson () is remembered more today as the woman who challenged the notion that humans could obtain mastery over nature by chemicals, bombs and space travel than for her studies of ocean life. The Commercial Printing Industry (EPA ) The Fiberglass-Reinforced and Composite Plastics Industry (EPA ) The Marine Maintenance and Repair Industry (EPA ) The Mechanical Equipment Repair Industry (EPA R) The Pesticide Formulating Industry (EPA ).

    Since the publication of Silent Spring, the United States has experienced a level of unprecedented environmental U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was created in with a mandate from Congress. The EPA's task was then, and remains today, to implement by regulation the laws passed by Congress to protect the environment and the health of humans and other animals. Silent Spring. by Rachel Carson. THE LITERARY WORK. A book-length essay about the evils of pesticide overuse in the United States in the s; published in SYNOPSIS. Through a broad array of carefully documented bits of evidence, Rachel Carson meticulously builds a case against the indiscriminate uses of both the old mineralbased agricultural pesticides and new synthesized .


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The book clearly achieves its aim of communicating understanding of the development of the agricultural pesticides industry, and the political and policy factors that have affected it. In this latter respect the chapter on Post Productivism () is particularly relevant.

Information sources are presented under the following headings: professional, trade and research organizations, learned societies and special information services; directories; sources of statistical and marketing data; basic books, handbooks and monographs; proceedings, papers and reports, periodicals; abstracting, indexing and bibliographical material; dictionaries and encyclopaedias, and.

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They may give useful information on how other regulatory authorities, as well as pesticide industry, have translated efficacy and risk assessments into practical advice to pesticide users. A Maximum residue limit (MRL) is the maximum concentration of a pesticide residue (expressed as mg/kg), to be legally permitted in or in food commodities and animal feeds.

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Pesticides include insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, nematocides (used to kill nematodes, elongated cylindrical worms), and rodenticides. About one billion pounds of active ingredient of conventional pesticides are used annually in the United States; this usage involves ab pesticide products (including non-agricultural products) and active ingredients registered under the Federal Pesticide Law, according to the and Market Estimates for Pesticides Industry.

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