Chapter 8. Assessing the Environmental Performance of Agriculture: Pesticide Use, Risk and Management Indicators

  1. Frank den Hond,
  2. Peter Groenewegen and
  3. Nico M. van Straalen
  1. Kevin Parris and
  2. Yukio Yokoi

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995457.ch8

Pesticides: Problems, Improvements, Alternatives

Pesticides: Problems, Improvements, Alternatives

How to Cite

Parris, K. and Yokoi, Y. (2003) Assessing the Environmental Performance of Agriculture: Pesticide Use, Risk and Management Indicators, in Pesticides: Problems, Improvements, Alternatives (eds F. den Hond, P. Groenewegen and N. M. van Straalen), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995457.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 17 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632056590

Online ISBN: 9780470995457

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Keywords:

  • pesticide management;
  • pesticide use;
  • organisation for economic cooperation and development (OECD) countries;
  • environmental issues;
  • pesticide policies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The policy and environmental context

  • Measuring trends in agricultural pesticide use,risks and pest management

  • Future research challenges

  • Acknowledgements