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Main Title Study Book for the Training Course: Safety and Pesticide Usage
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Chamblee, Ga. Office of Pesticides Programs.
Year Published 1971
Stock Number EPA/730/R-71/101; PB-257 591
Additional Subjects Pesticides ; Safety ; Toxicology ; Hazards ; Mixing ; Spraying ; Mathematical analysis ; Selection ; Farms ; Pest control ; Wildlife ; Fishes ; Diagnosis ; Intoxication ; Packaging ; Herbicides ; Trends ; Legislation ; Storage ; Calibrating ;
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  EPA/730/R-71/101; PB-257 591 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 188 p.
Contents: Putting pesticides and pollution in perspective; Toxicology of pesticides; Hazards to and protection of individuals who mix and apply pesticides; Selection of the proper pesticide; The mathematics of mixing and applying agricultural chemicals; Hazards associated with different methods of application; Safe use of pesticides on the farm; Pesticides and institutional environments; Safe use of pesticides in vector control; Safe use of pesticides in structural pest control; Diagnosis and treatment in pesticide intoxication; Evaluation of application from various viewpoints; Household use of pesticides; Disposal of waste pesticides--problems and suggested solutions; Industrial hygiene practice in the manufacture, formulation and packaging of pesticides; Herbicides - what we know, what we need to know and where we are going; Minimizing fish and wildlife losses from pesticides; Future trends in chemical and nonchemical methods of pest control; Why some chemicals fail to control; Federal legislation - its impact on pesticides safety; Pesticide poisoning - a medical examiner's view; Safety in transport and storage of pesticides; Calibration of equipment.