TY - CHAP A1 - Mehmet Emin Aydin A2 - Senar Ozcan A3 - Fatma Beduk ED1 - Margarita Stoytcheva Y1 - 2011-01-21 PY - 2011 T1 - Acute Toxicity of Organophosphorus Pesticides and Their Degredation By-Products to Daphnia Magna, Lepidium Sativum and Vibrio Fischeri N2 - Pesticides are supposed to complete their intended function without "any unreasonable risk to man or the environment". Pesticides approval and registration are performed "taking into account the economic, social and environmental costs and benefits of the use of any pesticide". The present book documents the various adverse impacts of pesticides usage: pollution, dietary intake and health effects such as birth defects, neurological disorders, cancer and hormone disruption. Risk assessment methods and the involvement of molecular modeling to the knowledge of pesticides are highlighted, too. The volume summarizes the expertise of leading specialists from all over the world. BT - Pesticides SP - Ch. 13 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/14493 DO - 10.5772/14493 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-10-27 ER -