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Pesticide chemistry; crop protection, public health, environmental safety; proceedings.


Pesticide chemistry; crop protection, public health, environmental safety; proceedings.

International IUPAC Congress of Pesticide Chemistry (11th: 2006: Kobe, Japan)



497 pages




The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry hosts the annual conference on pesticide, agrochemicals in Newspeak, and the 2006 meeting looked at their impact on human and environmental health. The keynote and plenary lectures address such issues as searching for environmental benign methods for pest control, pesticide management in China, and hunger and malnutrition amidst plenty. The rest of the 47 papers are presented in sections on new chemistry; biology, natural products, and biotechnology; formulation and application technology; mode of action and integrated pest management; human health and food safety; and environmental safety.

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