Agricultural Applications in Green Chemistry by William M. Nelson

By William M. Nelson

Agricultural purposes in eco-friendly Chemistry illustrates the synergism among eco-friendly chemistry and agriculture, and it exhibits how eco-friendly chemistry offers a course within the move towards sustainable agriculture.

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Isman, unpubl. data). The lack of persistence on foliage favors immigration or reintroduction of biological control agents, and thus these pesticides are compatible with integrated pest management. They clearly meet the criteria for 'reduced-risk* pesticides. ch004 Commercialization of essential oil-based and other botanical insecticides A substantial worldwide research effort aimed at the discovery and development of new botanical insecticides with acceptable efficacy and minimal health and environmental impacts, has unfortunately resulted in very few products actually reaching the marketplace.

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