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Pesticide Transformation Products: Fate and Significance in the Environment (ACS Symposium Series)

Pesticide Transformation Products: Fate and Significance in the Environment (ACS Symposium Series) by L. Somasundaram,Joel R. Coats

ISBN10: 084121994X
ISBN13: 978-0841219946
Author: L. Somasundaram,Joel R. Coats
Book title: Pesticide Transformation Products: Fate and Significance in the Environment (ACS Symposium Series)
Publisher: American Chemical Society; 1 edition (May 5, 1991)
Language: English
Category: Humanities
Size PDF: 1929 kb
Size ePub: 1382 kb
Size Fb2: 1474 kb
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Pages: 308 pages

Pesticide Transformation Products: Fate and Significance in the Environment (ACS Symposium Series) by L. Somasundaram,Joel R. Coats



This new volume is the first available resource on the fate, effects, and significance of pesticide transformation product. Highlights the growing awareness that pesticides are transformed to other chemicals that are often still biologically active. Its opening chapters provide excellent overviews of pesticide degradation mechanisms and products. Subsequent chapters are divided into two sections focusing on the fate of transformation products in the physical and biological environment and the significance of transformation products in crop protection and environmental contamination, including their effects on nontarget species and the legal implications of pesticide transformation products in the environment. Presents both the risks and benefits associated with these products.

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