Exposure and Risk Assessment of Pesticide use in Agriculture - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128124666

Exposure and Risk Assessment of Pesticide use in Agriculture

1st Edition

Approaches, Tools and Advances

Editors: Claudio Colosio Aristidis Tsatsakis Stefan Mandic-Rajcevic Athanasios Alegakis
Paperback ISBN: 9780128124666
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st November 2020
Page Count: 530
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Description

Exposure and Risk Assessment of Pesticide Use in Agriculture: Approaches, Tools and Advances offers an overview of the different methods available in toxicology for pesticide exposure and risk assessment, ranging from the regulatory field, to in-field research studies. The book provides technical background on each method, describing known and grounded tools, new uses of tools and development prospects. This book is ideal for researchers in pesticide toxicology, exposure toxicology, toxicologic risk assessment, occupational hygiene and medicine, and pesticide toxicology as well as occupational health and industrial hygiene practitioners, regulatory experts of corporate and public bodies, and advanced students.

Key Features

  • Covers pesticide exposure and risk assessment, ranging from fundamentals to advanced theory
  • Explains methods that are useful for both experts and non-experts
  • Details the use of each method for exposure and risk assessment, also including links to additional resources and further reading

Readership

Researchers in pesticide toxicology, exposure toxicology, toxicologic risk assessment, occupational hygiene and medicine. Occupational health and Industrial hygiene practitioners. Regulatory experts of corporate and public bodies. Advanced students in chemical, environment and life sciences

Table of Contents

Section I – Regulatory exposure and risk assessment
1. From regulation to risk assessment

2. Models used in the world
3. Improving the models for regulatory exposure and risk assessment
4. Limit values definition and practical use

Section II – Exposure and risk assessment in field studies
5. Introduction to pesticide exposure monitoring
6. Skin Exposure: Whole-body and patch approaches
7. Respiratory exposure monitoring
8. Biological monitoring
9. Imitations of exposure monitoring methods and the way forward
10. Examples of exposure
11. Influence of environmental parameters on real-life exposure studies

Section III – Exposure and risk assessment for epidemiological studies
12. Introduction to epidemiological studies on pesticide exposure and effects – surrogate measures
13. Task exposure matrices
14. Questionnaires and Ranking models

Section IV – Future advances in exposure and risk assessment
15. Exposure and risk profiles
16. The interpretation of biological monitoring data: definition of biological exposure limits.
17. New biological monitoring methods
18. Tracer substances
19. Issues on risk assessment
20. Mixtures
21. Greenhouses

Details

No. of pages:
530
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2021
Published:
1st November 2020
Imprint:
Academic Press
Paperback ISBN:
9780128124666

About the Editor

Claudio Colosio

Prof. Claudio Colosio, M.D., is an expert in the field of pesticide exposure and risk assessment in all phases covered by the book (from registration to the field use).

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Health Sciences of the University of Milan and International Centre for Rural Health, Milan, Italy

Aristidis Tsatsakis

Prof. Aristides Tsatsakis, Ph.D. is an expert in the field of pesticide exposure and risk assessment in all phases covered by the book (from registration to the field use).

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Toxicology Science and Research Centre, Department of Forensic Sciences, Medical School and The University Hospital, University of Crete, Greece

Stefan Mandic-Rajcevic

Stefan Mandic-Rajcevic, M.D., Ph.D., is an expert in the field of pesticide exposure and risk assessment in all phases covered by the book (from registration to the field use).

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Health Sciences of the University of Milan and International Centre for Rural Health, Milan, Italy

Athanasios Alegakis

Athanasios Alegakis, Ph.D. is an expert in the field of pesticide exposure and risk assessment in all phases covered by the book (from registration to the field use).

Affiliations and Expertise

Toxicology Science and Research Centre, Department of Forensic Sciences, Medical School, University of Crete, Greece

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