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Environmental toxicology of pesticides

Oregon State University. Environmental Health Sciences Center.

Environmental toxicology of pesticides

a research summary

by Oregon State University. Environmental Health Sciences Center.

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Mallory Boush [and] Tomomasa Misato. Environmental Toxicology of Pesticides provides an overview of the state of knowledge in the major pesticidal subject areas and describes the efforts and approaches underway in solving or understanding these problems.

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