Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology, Second Edition (Two-Volume Set)

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9780124262607: Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology, Second Edition (Two-Volume Set)

This revision of the highly acclaimed Hayes' Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology is an in-depth, scientific sourcebook concerning use, properties, effects, and regulation of pesticides. This edition is a comprehensive examination by international experts from academia, government research, and the private sector of critical issues related to the need, use, and nature of chemicals used in modern pest management. This two-volume set contains up-to-date information on a broad range of topics which establishes context of pesticide use and outlines how they are scientifically evaluated.
Experts from a variety of disciplines contribute to this work. Some provide a fresh look at existing information, and others look ahead at issues that are central to understanding pesticide use and toxicology in modern integrated pest management.

Key Features
* Establishes a context for evaluation of pesticide use in agriculture, residential pest control and public health described
* Important discussion of strategies for pesticide risk assessment
* All major classes of pesticide considered
* Different routes of exposure critically evaluated
* Current regulatory issues defined
* Emerging issues concern topics of special relevance in the future
* Agents reviewed by experts from academia, government research, and the private sector

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A comprehensive examination of the critical issues related to the need, use, and nature of chemicals used in modern pest management.

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"These are the two volumes you need to have ready access to if you have any association with pesticide actions, use, or environmental/biological effectiveness. ...it will remain a standard for many years."
-VET HUMAN TOXICOLOGY (August 2002)
"I have found that the Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology has been a great asset...it is a revision that every toxicologist should include in recommendations to their institutional library. As a comprehensive work, it stands above others in the field."
-John Edwards for THE BRITISH TOXICOLOGY SOCIETY NEWSLETTER (Spring 2002)
"This is highly recommended, not only for professional toxicologists working with pesticides, but also as a notable source of information on mechanistic toxicology and risk assessment."
-Philip Harvey for THE BRITISH TOXICOLOGY SOCIETY NEWSLETTER (Spring 2002)

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