Chemical pesticides : mode of action and toxicology / Jørgen Stenersen.

"Chemical Pesticides: Mode of Action and Toxicology provides answers to questions such as why pesticides are toxic to the target organism and why they are toxic to some organisms and not others. This concise and timely introduction describes these compounds according to their mode of action at the c...

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Main Author: Stenersen, Jørgen
Language:English
Published: Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2004], ©2004.
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Physical Description:276 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Format: Book
Contents:
  • Ch. 1. Introduction
  • Ch. 2. Why is a toxicant poisonous?
  • Ch. 3. Pesticides interfering with processes important to all organisms
  • Ch. 4. Bacillus thuringiensis and its toxins
  • Ch. 5. Specific enzyme inhibitors
  • Ch. 6. Interference with signal transduction in the nerves
  • Ch. 7. Pesticides that act as signal molecules
  • Ch. 8. Translocation and degradation of pesticides
  • Ch. 9. Resistance to pesticides
  • Ch. 10. Pesticides as environmental hazards.