Chapter 8. The Future of Pesticides

  1. G.A. Matthews

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995853.ch8

Pesticides: Health, Safety and the Environment

Pesticides: Health, Safety and the Environment

How to Cite

Matthews, G.A. (ed) (2007) The Future of Pesticides, in Pesticides: Health, Safety and the Environment, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995853.ch8

Editor Information

  1. International Pesticides Application Research Centre, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 24 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130912

Online ISBN: 9780470995853

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Keywords:

  • pesticide future;
  • weed management;
  • disease management;
  • insect management;
  • traditional plant breeding

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Weed management

  • Disease management

  • Insect management

  • Traditional plant breeding

  • Present day pesticides

  • Other insecticides

  • More selective applications

  • Pheromones

  • GM crops

  • Perceptions and hopes for the future