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Pesticide use on selected crops

Walter L. Ferguson

Pesticide use on selected crops

aggregated data, 1977-80

by Walter L. Ferguson

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor] in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pesticides -- United States.,
  • Crops -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWalter L. Ferguson.
    SeriesAgriculture information bulletin -- no. 494.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 25 p. :
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17802208M

    Restricted Use Pesticides The Farm Bill requires private certifi ed pesticide applicators to keep records of all applica-tions of federally restricted use pesticides. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service carries out the provisions of the Federal recordkeeping requirements. The informa-.   RESULTS. Data on pesticide use and GE crop adoption in U.S. soybeans and maize are shown in Fig. maize, the share of varieties containing the GT trait (whether alone or stacked with IR traits) is reported separately from the share of varieties embedding one or more IR traits (henceforth Bt maize) (Fig. 1A).The rate of use of insecticides applied to maize fell from kg/ha in .

    Pesticides are used for crop protection and pest and disease control. Inherent to the use of pesticides are the risks to the environment and human health. Therefore, there is a need to bring balance to their use in agriculture for the benefit of food supply and in public health for disease control. About this book This collection of up-to-date methods for analyzing pesticide residues represents those proven methods that are of most value to the analyst. The methods chosen demonstrate a particularly high standard of reliability and have all been validated by at least one other specially qualified laboratory.

    Regulatory Requirements for Commercial Use of Pesticides on Golf Courses. Integrated Pest Management. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a pest management system that uses all suitable techniques in a total management system, to prevent pests from reaching unacceptable levels, or to reduce existing pest populations to acceptable levels. by mixed farms that included livestock, food crops, feed crops, and green manures. Humus farming made little or no use of soluble commercial fertilizers or pesticides, in part because the health of the soil rendered them unnecessary. The s and s brought more visibility to .


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Pesticide use raises a number of environmental concerns. Over 98% of sprayed insecticides and 95% of herbicides reach a destination other than their target species, including non-target species, air, water and soil.

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The use of pesticides has helped to make the United States the largest producer of food in the world and has provided other benefits, but has also been.

Always follow the use instructions and precautions on the pesticide label. Trade and brand names are used only for information. The University of Georgia does not guarantee nor warrant published standards on any product mentioned; neither does the use of a trade or brand name imply approval of any product to the exclusion of others which may.

Pesticides reach the environment primarily during preparation and application. Application can take place via different techniques, depending on factors such as the formulation type, the controlled pest and, the application timing. In agriculture, it is possible to apply pesticides to the crop.

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Even with pesticide use, the damage caused by pests and diseases around the world are equivalent to about 24% of the potential crop of wheat, 46% of rice, 35% of corn (maize), 55% of sugar cane, 37% of grapes, and 28% of vegetables (McEwen and Stephenson, ). General Standards. Basic-level pesticide safety training manual for commercial applicators.

Discusses integrated pest management, types of pesticides and their formulations, pesticide labels, human pesticide poisoning, pesticides in the environment, safe handling of pesticides, pesticide application equipment and calibration, and Illinois pesticide laws and regulations.

The book also galvanized the environmental movement and the creation of the EPA, which is still responsible for monitoring pesticide use. 3 As agriculture has grown and industrialized, farmers have come to rely on pesticides for large-scale practices such as monocropping — growing one crop in great quantities, season after season, on the same.

Selective breeders like De Jong work hard to develop resistant crops, but farmers still have to turn to chemical pesticides, some of which are toxic to human health and the environment.

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Farmers' pesticide expenditures for crops, livestock, and other selected uses in [John F Gale; Paul Allen Andrilenas; Austin S Fox; United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.]. For example, the Pesticide Action Network summarized pesticide use data from the EPA in this way: “Pesticide use in agriculture is down slightly, from million pounds in .duration of control, crop use, crop sequence, and cost.

Be sure the herbicide selected has been registered for use on the crop to be grown. Rotation of crops and herbicides is recommended to avoid enhanced herbicide degradation, herbicide residue buildup, herbicide-resistant weed problems, and to manage troublesome weeds.

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