TY - CHAP A1 - Moacir Rossi Forim A2 - Maria Fátima das Graças Fernandes da Silva A3 - João Batista Fernandes ED1 - Farzana Perveen Y1 - 2012-01-05 PY - 2012 T1 - Secondary Metabolism as a Measurement of Efficacy of Botanical Extracts: The Use of Azadirachta indica (Neem) as a Model N2 - This book contains 30 Chapters divided into 5 Sections. Section A covers integrated pest management, alternative insect control strategies, ecological impact of insecticides as well as pesticides and drugs of forensic interest. Section B is dedicated to chemical control and health risks, applications for insecticides, metabolism of pesticides by human cytochrome p450, etc. Section C provides biochemical analyses of action of chlorfluazuron, pest control effects on seed yield, chemical ecology, quality control, development of ideal insecticide, insecticide resistance, etc. Section D reviews current analytical methods, electroanalysis of insecticides, insecticide activity and secondary metabolites. Section E provides data contributing to better understanding of biological control through Bacillus sphaericus and B. thuringiensis, entomopathogenic nematodes insecticides, vector-borne disease, etc. The subject matter in this book should attract the reader's concern to support rational decisions regarding the use of pesticides. BT - Insecticides SP - Ch. 16 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/27961 DO - 10.5772/27961 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-05-21 ER -