Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -215) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Introduction 2. Reaping the rewards : the use of pesticides for increasing crop yields 3. Fighting plague and pestilence : the role of pesticides in controlling pest transmitted diseases 4. The killing fields : the issue of human poisoning by pesticides 5. When a weapon misses the target : the issue of environmental pollution by pesticides 6. The secret ingredient : the issue of food contamination by pesticides 7. Peddling poisons : the international trade in pesticides 8. Steering a middle course : avoiding the overuse of pesticides : the concept of integrated pest management 9. From value systems to regulatory systems : reflections on the seven issues of pesticide politics.