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Pesticides in Crop Production

Physiological and Biochemical Action

Srivastava, Prabhat Kumar / Singh, Vijay Pratap / Singh, Anita / Tripathi, Durgesh Kumar / Singh, Samiksha / Prasad, Sheo Mohan / Chauhan, Devendra K. (Herausgeber)

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1. Auflage März 2020
312 Seiten, Hardcover
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ISBN: 978-1-119-43219-7
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A guide to the diversity of pesticides used in modern agricultural practices, and the relevant social and environmental issues

Pesticides in Crop Production offers an important resource that explores pesticide action in plants; pesticide metabolism in soil microbes, plants and animals; bioaccumulation of pesticides and sensitiveness of microbiome towards pesticides. The authors explore pesticide risk assessment, the development of pesticide resistance in pests, microbial remediation of pesticide intoxicated legumes and pesticide toxicity amelioration in plants by plant hormones.

The authors include information on eco-friendly pest management. They review the impact of pesticides on soil microorganism, crops and other plants along with the impact on other organisms like aquatic fauna and terrestrial animals including human beings. The book also contains an analysis of pesticide by GC-MS/MS (Gas Chromatography tandem Mass Spectrometry) a reliable method for the quantification and confirmation of multiclass pesticide residues. This important book:
* Offers a comprehensive guide to the use of the diversity of pesticides and the pertinent social and environmental issues
* Explores the impact of pesticides from morphological, anatomical, physiological and biochemical perspectives
* Shows how pesticides affects soil microorganisms, crops and other plants along with the impact on other organisms like aquatic fauna and animals
* Critically examines whether chemical pesticides are boon or bane and whether they can be replaced by environmental friendly pesticides

Written for students, researchers and professionals in agriculture, botany, entomology and biotechnology, Pesticides in Crop Production examines the effects of chemical pesticides and the feasibility of using bio-pesticides.

Chapter 1: Development of Pesticide resistance in pests: A key challenge to the crop protection and environmental safety
Chapter 2: Fungicide toxicity to legumes and its microbial remediation: A current perspective
Chapter 3: Pesticide metabolism in plants, insects, soil microbes and fishes: An overview
Chapter 4: Bioaccumulation of Pesticides and its impact on biological systems
Chapter 5: Impact of pesticide exposure and associated health effects
Chapter 6: Microbiome as sensitive markers for risk assessment of pesticides
Chapter 7: Arm-race between insecticide and insecticide resistance and evolution of insect management strategies
Chapter 8: Agricultural herbicides and fungi in soil exposed to herbicides
Chapter 9: Pesticides usage, uptake, and mode of action in plants with special emphasis on photosynthetic characteristics
Chapter 10: Botanical pesticides for eco-friendly pest management: drawbacks and limitations
Chapter 11: Pesticide interactions with foodstuffs: case study of apple
Chapter 12: Multiresidue pesticide analysis in cabbage and cauliflower using Gas Chromatography tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS)
Chapter 13: Pesticide toxicity amelioration in plants by plant hormones
Chapter 14: Transgenic strategies to develop resistant plant against the pathogen and pest
PRABHAT KUMAR SRIVASTAVA is an Assistant Professor of Botany in K. S. Saket Post Graduate College, Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India, an affiliated college of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India.

VIJAY PRATAP SINGH is an Assistant Professor of Botany in C. M. P. Degree College, a constituent college of University of Allahabad, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India.

ANITA SINGH is an Assistant Professor of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India.

DURGESH KUMAR TRIPATHI is an Assistant Professor in Amity Institute of Organic Agriculture, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.

SAMIKSHA SINGH is a D. Phil. scholar in the Department of Botany, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India.

SHEO MOHAN PRASAD is a Professor in the Department of Botany, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India.

DEVENDRA KUMAR CHAUHAN is Professor and Head, Department of Botany, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India.