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Pesticides : necessary risk

Author: Charlene W Billings
Publisher: Hillside, N.J., U.S.A. : Enslow Publishers, ©1993.
Series: Issues in focus (Hillside, N.J.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Examines the history and uses of pesticides, their advantages and disadvantages, their regulation, and the idea that they are a necessary risk in order to feed the world.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlene W Billings
ISBN: 0894902997 9780894902994
OCLC Number: 26635341
Description: 112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The constant pests --
Synthetic chemical pest control --
A hungry world --
Pesticide residues in groundwater --
Pesticide residues in food --
How are pesticides regulated in the United States? --
Who regulates what? --
Ways to reduce pesticide use now.
Series Title: Issues in focus (Hillside, N.J.)
Responsibility: Charlene W. Billings.

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Examines the history and uses of pesticides, their advantages and disadvantages, their regulation, and the idea that they are a necessary risk in order to feed the world.

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