Environmental impacts of microbial insecticides
Read Online

Environmental impacts of microbial insecticides need and methods for risk assessment by

  • 734 Want to read
  • ·
  • 53 Currently reading

Published by Kluwer Academic in Boston .
Written in English


  • Microbial insecticides -- Environmental aspects,
  • Environmental risk assessment

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Heikki M.T. Hokkanen and Ann E. Hajek.
ContributionsHokkanen, Heikki M. T., Hajek, Ann E.
LC ClassificationsSB933.34 .E58 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 269 p.
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22581154M
ISBN 101402008139

Download Environmental impacts of microbial insecticides


The safety of bacterial microbial agents used for black fly and mosquito control in aquatic environments; L.A. Lacey and R.W. Merritt. 9. Environmental safety of inundative application of a naturally occurring biocontrol agent, Serratia entomophila; T.A. Jackson. : Environmental Impacts of Microbial Insecticides: Need and Methods for Risk Assessment (Progress in Biological Control) (): Hokkanen, Heikki M.T.: BooksAuthor: Heikki M.T. Hokkanen. The emphasis in this book is on large scale use of microbial agents for insect control, demonstrating how this use has been proceeding with minimal envrron­ mental impact. This book is intended to be of use to regulatory authorities in determining whether further studies in eertain areas are necessary and how to conduct them if needed, or whether sufficient information has been collected already to permit .   Environmental Impacts of Microbial Insecticides Need and Methods for Risk Assessment by Hokkanen and Hajek Biological pesticides are increasingly finding therr place in IPM and increasing numbers of products are making therr way to the marketplace. Particularly in China, Latin America and Australia, implementation is proceeding on a large scale.

Get this from a library! Environmental impacts of microbial insecticides: need and methods for risk assessment. [Heikki M T Hokkanen; Ann E Hajek;] -- "Biological pesticides are increasingly finding their place in IPM programs, and the number of products finding their way to the marketplace is growing. While in many parts of the world. Environmental Impacts of Microbial Insecticides: Need & Methods for Risk Assessment. Publisher: GX Dordrecht: Springer Science & Business Media B.V. / Books. This book provides a review of the state of the art of studies on the envrronmental impact of microbial insecticides. It originates from a Society for Invertebrate Pathology Microbial Control Format: Formato Kindle. Some of the adverse effects of pesticides on non-target organisms such as fish, amphibians and humans discussed in the above section have also occurred as a result of biomagnifications of the toxic compounds. For example, reproductive failure and population decline in Cited by:

Impact of microbial pesticides on the environment The rationale for the development and deployment of microbial insecticides for pest management is their environmental safety, specificity, and biodegradability. Some pathogens selected for commercial development, such as viruses and bacteria, may infect only a singleCited by: 1. Part II examines the environmental impact of mercury. Part III presents studies on chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticides. Part IV examines the effects of fungicides, herbicides, organophosphates, and carbamates. Part V deals with the microbial degradation of pesticides. Part VI examines the photodecomposition of pesticides. Abstract. The current book covers a diversity of methods and approaches for evaluating environmental impacts of microbial insecticides. Though there are numerous specific problems and attributes which apply to the individual taxa discussed, there are a number of common features which characterise inundative biocontrol using microbial agents, and the risks associated with by: 3. In , Rachel Carson published the book “Silent Spring”, in which she mentioned problems that could arise from the indiscriminate use of pesticides. This book inspired widespread concern about the impact of pesticides on the human health and the by: