TY - CHAP A1 - Fauze Ahmad Aouada A2 - Márcia Regina de Moura A3 - Luiz Henrique Capparelli Mattoso ED1 - Margarita Stoytcheva Y1 - 2011-01-21 PY - 2011 T1 - Biodegradable Hydrogel as Delivery Vehicle for the Controlled Release of Pesticide N2 - This book provides an overview on a large variety of pesticide-related topics, organized in three sections. The first part is dedicated to the "safer" pesticides derived from natural materials, the design and the optimization of pesticides formulations, and the techniques for pesticides application. The second part is intended to demonstrate the agricultural products, environmental and biota pesticides contamination and the impacts of the pesticides presence on the ecosystems. The third part presents current investigations of the naturally occurring pesticides degradation phenomena, the environmental effects of the break down products, and different approaches to pesticides residues treatment. Written by leading experts in their respective areas, the book is highly recommended to the professionals, interested in pesticides issues. BT - Pesticides SP - Ch. 6 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/14139 DO - 10.5772/14139 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-08-01 ER -