Pesticides: Amounts Applied and Amounts Reaching Pests

Piementel, D. and Levitan, L. (1986) Pesticides: Amounts Applied and Amounts Reaching Pests. BioScience, 36 (2). pp. 86-91.

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Almost 500 million kilograms(kg) of pesticides, primarily synthetic organic chemicals but also including 27 million kg of sulfur and copper sulphate fungicides, are used in the united states each year to control pest arthopods plant pathogens, and weeds (USDA 1982a). It is estimated that 341 million kg are used by farmers...............

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca,
Subjects: Plant Protection
Divisions: General
Depositing User: Mr. SanatKumar Behera
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2012 04:56
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2012 04:56
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