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Pesticides developments, impacts, and controls

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Published by Royal Society of Chemistry in Cambridge, UK .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pesticides -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Pesticides -- Toxicology -- Congresses.,
  • Environmental impact analysis -- Congresses.,
  • Pesticides -- Environmental aspects -- Measurement -- Congresses.,
  • Pesticides -- Controlled release -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Gerry Best, Douglas Ruthven.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesSpecial publication ;, no. 174, Special publication (Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)) ;, no. 174.
ContributionsBest, Gerald A. 1941-, Ruthven, Douglas., Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain). Analytical Division., Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain). Annual Chemical Congress
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH545.P4 P4819 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 180 p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL575811M
ISBN 100854047859
LC Control Number96163178

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