Pesticide Risk Assessment in Rice Paddies: Theory and Practice - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444530875, 9780080551142

Pesticide Risk Assessment in Rice Paddies: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Editors: Ettore Capri Dimitrios Karpouzas
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444530875
eBook ISBN: 9780080551142
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 3rd October 2007
Page Count: 266
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Description

Proposed Contents. Chapter 1: Agronomic, pesticide and water management in rice paddies (A. Ferrero). Chapter 2: Regulatory Aspects of pesticide risk assessment (A. Craven). Chapter 3: Water resource contamination in paddy areas (E. Capri). Chapter 4: Ecotoxicological aspects of pesticide risk assessment in rice (J.V. Tarazona). Chapter 5: Pesticide exposure assessment in rice paddies: the lower-tier analysis (R. Jackson, S. Cervelli). Chapter 6: Higher tier exposure assessment in rice paddy areas – a European perspective (D.G. Karpouzas, Z. Miao). Chapter 7: Pesticide exposure assessment in rice paddy areas – an Asian perspective (H. Watanabe, J. Tournebitze). Chapter 8: Pesticide exposure assessment in rice paddy areas – an American perspective (A. Ritter). Chapter 9. Socio-economic assessment of the risk-benefit relationship in rice-cultivating countries(G. Canali).

Key Features

  • The only up-to-date book dealing with pesticide risk assessment in the flooded conditions of rice paddies
  • Offers guidelines on the use and application of existing modeling tools, specific for rice cultivation
  • Presents the differences and similarities in rice cropping systems and how these relate to pesticide risk assessment

Readership

Scientists and researchers in environmental sciences, ecotoxicologists, people working in regulatory bodies, agronomists, stake-holders and workers in the agrochemical industry.

Table of Contents

Proposed Contents. Chapter 1: Agronomic, pesticide and water management in rice paddies (A. Ferrero). Chapter 2: Regulatory Aspects of pesticide risk assessment (A. Craven). Chapter 3: Water resource contamination in paddy areas (E. Capri). Chapter 4: Ecotoxicological aspects of pesticide risk assessment in rice (J.V. Tarazona). Chapter 5: Pesticide exposure assessment in rice paddies: the lower-tier analysis (R. Jackson, S. Cervelli). Chapter 6: Higher tier exposure assessment in rice paddy areas – a European perspective (D.G. Karpouzas, Z. Miao). Chapter 7: Pesticide exposure assessment in rice paddy areas – an Asian perspective (H. Watanabe, J. Tournebitze). Chapter 8: Pesticide exposure assessment in rice paddy areas – an American perspective (A. Ritter). Chapter 9. Socio-economic assessment of the risk-benefit relationship in rice-cultivating countries(G. Canali).

Details

No. of pages:
266
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080551142
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444530875

About the Editor

Ettore Capri

Ettore Capri is at Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Istituto di Chimica Agraria ed Ambientale, Sezione Chimica Vegetale, Piacenza, Italy

Affiliations and Expertise

Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Istituto di Chimica Agraria ed Ambientale, Sezione Chimica Vegetale, Piacenza, Italy

Dimitrios Karpouzas

Affiliations and Expertise

Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Istituto di Chimica Agraria ed Ambientale, Sezione Chimica Vegetale, Piacenza, Italy