Chapter 2. Environmental Fate of Pesticides and the Consequences for Residues in Food and Drinking Water

  1. Denis Hamilton2 and
  2. Stephen Crossley3
  1. Jack Holland and
  2. Phil Sinclair

Published Online: 23 JAN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470091614.ch2

Pesticide Residues in Food and Drinking Water: Human Exposure and Risks

Pesticide Residues in Food and Drinking Water: Human Exposure and Risks

How to Cite

Holland, J. and Sinclair, P. (2003) Environmental Fate of Pesticides and the Consequences for Residues in Food and Drinking Water, in Pesticide Residues in Food and Drinking Water: Human Exposure and Risks (eds D. Hamilton and S. Crossley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470091614.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Animal and Plant Health Service, Department of Primary Industries, 80 Ann Street, GPO Box 46, Brisbane, Queensland 4001, Australia

  2. 3

    Food Standards Australia New Zealand, PO Box 7186, Canberra, MC ACT 2610, Australia

Author Information

  1. Risk Assessment and Policy Section, Department of Environment and Heritage, Canberra, ACT 2604, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JAN 2004
  2. Published Print: 31 OCT 2003

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Agrochemicals and Plant Protection

Book Series Editors:

  1. Terry Roberts4 and
  2. Junshi Miyamoto5

Series Editor Information

  1. 4

    Anglesey, UK

  2. 5

    Formerly of Sumitomo Chemical Ltd, Japan

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471489917

Online ISBN: 9780470091616

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pesticide Pathways to Food and Drinking Water

  • Mobility, Transport and Degradation in the Atmosphere

  • Mobility, Transport and Degradation in Soil and Water

  • Bioaccumulation and Biomagnification

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References