Toxicology: Agriculture And Environment: Pesticide Chemistry And Toxicology

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Pesticide control involves killing pest organisms or otherwise preventing them from destructive behavior. Pesticides are either natural or synthetic and are applied to target pests in a myriad of ...
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Individual Pesticides

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Dileep K. Singh


In this chapter, individual representative pesticides are described, taking as example DDT, DDD, HCH, ᵞ-Lindane, Endosulfan, Malathion, Parathion, Chlorpyrifos, Carbaryl, Carbofuran, Aldicarb, Cypermethrin, Allethrin, Diflubenzuron, Teflubenzuron, Fenoxycarb and Imidacloprid. Here, the pesticides are described by using their chemical structure, molecular weight, physicochemical properties and fate in the environment.


DDT; BHC/HCH; Lindane; Endosulfan; Malathion; Parathion; Chlorpyrifos; Carbaryl; Aldicarb; Carbofuran; Allethrin; Cypermethrin; Diflubenzuron; Teflubenzuron; Fenoxycarb; Hydroprene; Bt toxin; Limonin; Nicotine, Rotenone, Azadirachtin; Imidacloprid; Insecticides; Pesticides.


Delhi, India.