TY - CHAP A1 - Mauro Prato A2 - Manuela Polimeni A3 - Giuliana Giribaldi ED1 - Stanislav Trdan Y1 - 2013-01-30 PY - 2013 T1 - DDT as Anti-Malaria Tool: The Bull in the China Shop or the Elephant in the Room? N2 - This book contains 20 chapters about the impact, environmental fate, modes of action, efficacy, and non-target effects of insecticides. The chapters are divided into 7 parts. Part 1 covers the non-target effects of insecticides, whereas part 2 is dedicated to integrated methods for pest control, in which insecticides are an important element for diminishing the populations of insect pests. Part 3 includes chapters about the non-chemical alternatives to insecticides, such as metabolic stress and plant extracts. Insecticides and human health are the main topic of part 4, and the interactions between insecticides and environment are discussed in part 5. Part 6 includes the chapters about insecticides against pests of urban areas, forests and farm animals, whereas biotechnology and other advances in pest control are discussed in part 7. BT - Insecticides SP - Ch. 12 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/53241 DO - 10.5772/53241 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-05-06 ER -