Green Pesticides for Organic Farming: Occurrence and Properties of Essential Oils for Use in Pest Control

Authored by: Hamir Singh Rathore

Green Pesticides Handbook

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 that are considered environmentally friendly and cause less harm to human and animal health, to habitats, and to the ecosystem. Green revolution is defined as an increase in crop production because of the use of new varieties of seeds, the use of pesticides, and new technologies and improved management.

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