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Green Pesticides Handbook

Essential Oils for Pest Control

Edited by: Leo M.L. Nollet , Hamir Singh Rathore

Print publication date:  May  2017
Online publication date:  July  2017

Print ISBN: 9781498759380
eBook ISBN: 9781315153131
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Green pesticides, also called ecological pesticides, are pesticides derived from organic sources which are considered environmentally friendly and are causing less harm to human and animal health and to habitats and the ecosystem. Essential oils based insecticides started have amazing features. This book gives a full spectrum of the whole range of essential oil based pesticides that may be used in pest control. It discusses the uses and limitations, including the recent advances in this area. It describes the metabolism and mode of action, and provides the present status of essential oil based pesticide residues in foodstuffs, soil and water.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Green Pesticides for Organic Farming: Occurrence and Properties of Essential Oils for Use in Pest Control Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Commercialization of Insecticides Based on Plant Essential Oils: Past, Present, and Future Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Eucalyptus Oil: Extraction, Analysis, and Properties for Use in Pest Control Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Mentha Oil Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) Oil: As a Green Pesticide Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Lemongrass Oil: As a Green Pesticide Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Cinnamon Oil Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Citronella Oil Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Marigold Oil Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Clove Oil Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Sandalwood Oil (Santalum album L.): Source of a Botanical Pesticide—Present Status and Potential Prospects Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Lavender Oil Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Pine Needle Oil Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Turpentine or Pine Oil Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Orange Oil Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Essential Oil of Cinnamomum cassia for Pest Control Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Essential Oil of Thymus vulgaris L. for Pest Control Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Castor Oil Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Chamomile Oil Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Neem Oil Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Pyrethrum Oils Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Pennyroyal Oil as a Green Pesticide Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Pesticidal Activity of Different Essential Oils Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Essential Oils and Synthetic Pesticides Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Essential Oils and Their Constituents as Novel Biorational Molluscicides for Terrestrial Gastropod Pests Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Perspectives on Essential Oil–Loaded Nanodelivery Packaging Technology for Controlling Stored Cereal and Grain Pests Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Essential Oil Mixtures for Pest Control Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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