Breaking the pesticide habit : alternatives to 12 hazardous pesticides

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International Organization of Consumers Unions, 1990 - Agricultural pests - 348 pages
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Background on pest control and sustainable agriculture. The evolucion of pest control: from the first pesticide to integrated pest management and biotechnology. A case study of insect pest management in cotton: success with IPM. Sustainable agriculture: creating a healthy, common ground. "The dirty dozen" pesticides and their alternatives. What's next?: recommendations for action,after silent spring. The development and marketing of pesticides. Pesticide regulation. PAN International calls for halt to global pesticide proliferation. Glossary, common abbreviations and measurementes. Resources on sustainable agriculture and pesticide issues.

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