Pesticide Residues in Coastal Tropical Ecosystems: by Milton D Taylor, Stephen J. Klaine, Fernando P. Carvalho,

By Milton D Taylor, Stephen J. Klaine, Fernando P. Carvalho, Damia Barcelo, Jan Everaarts

The coastal tropics contain the most delicate and but the main understudied ecosystems on the planet. Coastal plains and river valleys also are domestic to agriculture on an enormous scale and it's not stunning to discover that streams and rivers obtain nearly all of agricultural runoff, sporting the residues of pesticides, fungicides and different insecticides into estuaries and coastal sector. Pesticide Residues in Tropical Coastal Ecosystems brings jointly toxicology specialists from all over the world to evaluate pesticide burdens in lots of of the most important food-producing tropical international locations. It presents a different set of case stories, chronicling pesticide utilization and its ecotoxicological impression in coastal areas. a pragmatic advisor to fresh learn findings and purposes, it really is crucial interpreting for environmental pros, ecotoxicologists, marine chemists and agrochemists.

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Committee on Inland Fisheries Association (CIFA) Occasional Papers 12:25. , Spurgeon, A. A. 1997. The problems associated with pesticide use by irrigation workers in Ghana. Occup Med Oxf. 47(5):301–8. Environmental Protection Council. 1991. Ghana environmental action plan, Volume1. Accra, Ghana: Environmental Protection Council. Ministry of Agriculture. 1990. Technical Bulletin GDB/MI. Accra, Ghana: Ministry of Agriculture. J. 2001. Organochlorine pesticides in water, sediment, crops, and human fluids in a farming community in Ghana.

P. A. C. C. W. W. P. C. C. W. W. W. C. 5% tetradifon 8% Poison groupb Type of compound G urea derivative triazine G G G G G G G G G G G G G G acetamide organic acid nitrophenol organic acid derivative organic acid derivative petroleum oil petroleum oil organic compound organic amine phosphoglycine carboxamide carboxamide petroleum oil nitrobenzamine G P G G organic salt phenoxy acid carboxcylic acid derivative atrazine triazine G G triazine acetamide sulfone Notes: a Reproduced with permission, Table 23 in SADC ELMS Report Series 35 (1993).

D. P. C. P. 3% continued… 26 Mark F. C. C. C. P. P. P. C. P. P. A. C. C. W. W. P. C. C. W. W. W. C. 5% tetradifon 8% Poison groupb Type of compound G urea derivative triazine G G G G G G G G G G G G G G acetamide organic acid nitrophenol organic acid derivative organic acid derivative petroleum oil petroleum oil organic compound organic amine phosphoglycine carboxamide carboxamide petroleum oil nitrobenzamine G P G G organic salt phenoxy acid carboxcylic acid derivative atrazine triazine G G triazine acetamide sulfone Notes: a Reproduced with permission, Table 23 in SADC ELMS Report Series 35 (1993).

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