Pesticide usage and its impact on the aquatic environment in the Southeast ...

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Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water Programs Operations, Water Quality and Non-Point Source Control Division, Non-Point Source Control Branch, 1972 - Technology & Engineering - 411 pages

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Contents

Conclusions
4
SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS
8
CRITICAL REVIEW
19
1 Combined States Information
36
B Application Techniques and Types of Pesticide
70
References
96
Properties of Pesticides
102
Movement into Water
112
Synergestic Effects
187
E Degradation of Pesticides in the Aquatic Environment
211
Physical Influences on Degradation
226
F Applicable Regulations and Laws Governing Pesticides
251
G Alternatives to Pesticides in Southeastern United States
295
Physical and Mechanical Methods of Pest Control
302
Use of Resistant Varieties of Crop Plants
308
Biological Agents for Pest Control
321

Case Studies
130
Conclusions
136
References
142
Impact of Pesticide Pollution on the Aquatic Environment
155
Impact of Pesticides on Aquatic Populations
169
Sterility Approach to Insect Control
345
Insect Attractant and Repellants
352
Miscellaneous Methods
376
Conclusions
386
Conclusions
408

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