The Standard Pesticide User's Guide
For courses in Environmental Science or Agriculture including Plant and Soil Science, Weed Science, Entomology, Turfgrass Science, Horticulture, Botany, Plant Pathology, Agricultural Systems Management, Plant Protection, and Fundamentals of Pesticides. Written in clear, non-technical language, this text is designed as an introduction for those who will be directly responsible for the application of pesticides. It develops an understanding of the importance of pesticides as highly-regulated chemicals that deserve respect in their use in food and fiber production. Comprehensive in approach, it covers all aspects of pesticide principles and use: animal and plant pests; laws; liability and recordkeeping; labels; safety; environmental considerations; formulations; application equipment; transportation; storage; decontamination; disposal; and integrated pest management. This wide range of information also makes this text useful as a desk reference.
40 pages matching seed in this book
Results 1-3 of 40
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Chapter Pesticides and Environmental
Chapter Plant Disease Agents
17 other sections not shown
acid acre active ingredient adjuvant aerial application agencies agitate agricultural aircraft alachlor amount animals atrazine Aventis BASF bees birds boom carbamates cause Caution certified applicator chemical cide clean compounds concentrate container crop Diazinon Dow AgroSciences drift droplets dust effective environment Environmental equipment example exposure federal feed FIFRA Figure formulations fungicides gallons glyphosate groundwater hazardous herbicides humans inches inhalation injury insecticides insects kill liquid manufacturer materials methods methyl mixing mouthparts nematodes nozzle operation organisms organophosphate parathion pathogen pest control pest populations pesti pesticide application pesticide label plant diseases poisoning pounds pressure problems product freezes pump reduce registration regulations residue resistance respirator restricted restricted use pesticides result Rodenticide safety seed signal word skin soil species sprayer storage surface symptoms Syngenta temperature ticide tion toxic treated usually valve Warning weeds wettable powders wildlife