- Hardcover: 296 pages
- Publisher: CRC Press; 1 edition (March 4, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1420059750
- ISBN-13: 978-1420059755
- Product Dimensions: 10.2 x 1 x 7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 2 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,395,534 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Toxicology and Biochemistry of Insecticides 1st Edition
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"… applicable to a diversity of students from entomology, pest management and related agricultural disciplines. … provides an updated and comprehensive introductory textbook for students of insecticide toxicology that incorporates traditional toxicological concepts, including uptake, mode of action, and principles of xenobiotic metabolism with an up-to-date cataloging of both historically important insecticide classes and novel chemistries and their mode of action. This information provides a solid foundation for developing more complex issues, such as the role of xenobiotic metabolism as it relates to selective toxicity and resistance evolution. … presents material in an easy to read outline that is well-organized … illustrated with many line drawings and tables providing the reader with ample opportunity to interpret data that enhances understanding of a certain topic. … this text is a valuable basic reference for students of insecticide toxicology. … I have recommended the text for my own course and have received positive feedback from a diversity of students."
―Blair D. Siegfried, Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln