Pesticide risk assessment in rice paddies (eBook, 2007) []
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Pesticide risk assessment in rice paddies

Pesticide risk assessment in rice paddies

Author: Ettore Capri; Dimitrios Karpouzas
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Rice is cultivated throughout the world under submerged conditions. The high water requirements and the heavy pesticide load used in rice paddies worldwide have resulted in contamination of associated surface water, such as streams, ditches, rivers and lakes. The uniform risk assessment approach which has been developed for other crops is not applicable to rice paddies, because of the specific conditions applied to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pesticide risk assessment in rice paddies.
Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ettore Capri; Dimitrios Karpouzas
ISBN: 9780444530875 0444530878 9780080551142 0080551149
OCLC Number: 228148316
Description: 1 online resource (247 pages)
Contents: Proposed Contents --
Chapter 1: Agronomic, pesticide and water management in rice paddies (A. Ferrero). --
Chapter 2: Regulatory Aspects of pesticide risk assessment (A. Craven). --
Chapter 3: Water resource contamination in paddy areas (E. Capri). --
Chapter 4: Ecotoxicological aspects of pesticide risk assessment in rice (J.V. Tarazona). --
Chapter 5: Pesticide exposure assessment in rice paddies: the lower-tier analysis (R. Jackson, S. Cervelli). --
Chapter 6: Higher tier exposure assessment in rice paddy areas a European perspective (D.G. Karpouzas, Z. Miao). --
Chapter 7: Pesticide exposure assessment in rice paddy areas an Asian perspective (H. Watanabe, J. Tournebitze). --
Chapter 8: Pesticide exposure assessment in rice paddy areas an American perspective (A. Ritter). --
Chapter 9. Socio-economic assessment of the risk-benefit relationship in rice-cultivating countries(G. Canali).
Responsibility: edited by Etorre Capri and Dimitrios Karpouzas.


Summarizes the methods used for pesticide risk assessment in rice paddies, the limitations and problems encountered. This book also examines the various agronomic, pesticide application and risk  Read more...


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