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Special issue on toxicology of pesticides

F. Sánchez-Bayo R. Ortega 1
1 IPCV - Interface Physique et Chimie pour le Vivant
CENBG - Centre d'Etudes Nucléaires de Bordeaux Gradignan
Abstract : Since the mid-1960s, environmental toxicology focussed on the effects of bioaccumulation of organochlorine insecticides in organisms, and their consequences for populations of species in the wild. Prompted by the release of Silent Spring [1], scientists sifted focus to the ecological effects of pesticides, thus expanding the narrow field of pesticide toxicology that had been restricted to its effects on pests, weeds and pathogenic fungi since its beginnings. The ensuing decades will witness a tremendous gathering of data related to the toxic impacts that insecticides, herbicides and fungicides have on organisms and ecosystems [
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F. Sánchez-Bayo, R. Ortega. Special issue on toxicology of pesticides. Journal of Environmental & Analytical Toxicology, 2012, s4, pp.e001. ⟨10.4172/2161-0525.S4-e001⟩. ⟨in2p3-00776218⟩

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