TY - CHAP A1 - Goran Gajski A2 - Marko Gerić A3 - Sanda Ravlić A4 - Željka Capuder A5 - Vera Garaj-Vrhovac ED1 - Farzana Perveen Y1 - 2012-02-15 PY - 2012 T1 - Presence of Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) in Croatia and Evaluation of Its Genotoxicity N2 - This book is compiled of 24 Chapters divided into 4 Sections. Section A focuses on toxicity of organic and inorganic insecticides, organophosphorus insecticides, toxicity of fenitrothion and permethrin, and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT). Section B is dedicated to vector control using insecticides, biological control of mosquito larvae by Bacillus thuringiensis, metabolism of pyrethroids by mosquito cytochrome P40 susceptibility status of Aedes aegypti, etc. Section C describes bioactive natural products from sapindacea, management of potato pests, flower thrips, mango mealy bug, pear psylla, grapes pests, small fruit production, boll weevil and tsetse fly using insecticides. Section D provides information on insecticide resistance in natural population of malaria vector, role of Anopheles gambiae P450 cytochrome, genetic toxicological profile of carbofuran and pirimicarp carbamic insecticides, 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. 6 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/30255 DO - 10.5772/30255 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-05-13 ER -