Natural Enemies: An Introduction to Biological Control by Ann E. Hajek

By Ann E. Hajek

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Recent studies are suggesting that commonly used herbicides are possibly linked with decreasing amphibian populations. There are also effects due to pesticide residues remaining in the soil or being leached into the water. With the levels of pesticides applied in the USA, one can easily imagine that traces of pesticides occur in drinking water in some areas. We know that pesticides can have effects on humans but different pesticides at different doses have differing effects. There can be acute effects, causing minor symptoms such as skin or eye injuries but, with exposure to high levels, mortality is possible after exposure to some materials.

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