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Pesticide chemistry in the 20th century

Pesticide chemistry in the 20th century

a symposium

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Published by American Chemical Society in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pesticides -- Congresses.,
  • Agricultural chemistry -- Congresses.,
  • Insect hormones -- Congresses.,
  • Plant regulators -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementsponsored by the Division of Pesticide Chemistry at the 171st meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York, N.Y., April 6-8, 1976 ; Jack R. Plimmer, editor, associate editors, Philip C. Kearney ... [et al.].
    SeriesACS symposium series ; 37, ACS symposium series ;, 37.
    ContributionsPlimmer, Jack R., 1927-, American Chemical Society. Division of Pesticide Chemistry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB951 .P393
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4904984M
    ISBN 100841203644
    LC Control Number76051748

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    "This book traces the development of the discipline of chemistry as an 'interconnected patchwork of scientific specialties' throughout the 20th century." (Journal of the American Chemical . Science and Progress after WWII. If a civilization is judged by the wisdom of its ways, the 21st century owes considerable gratitude to one woman, Rachel Carson, whose book Silent Spring, published in , revolutionized how people understand their relationship with the natural ically, Silent Spring explained how indiscriminate application of agricultural chemicals.

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