‘Environmental and Economic Costs of the Application of Pesticides Primarily in the United States’

@article{Pimentel2005EnvironmentalAE,
  title={‘Environmental and Economic Costs of the Application of Pesticides Primarily in the United States’},
  author={D. Pimentel},
  journal={Environment, Development and Sustainability},
  year={2005},
  volume={7},
  pages={229-252}
}
  • D. Pimentel
  • Published 2005
  • Environment, Development and Sustainability
An obvious need for an updated and comprehensive study prompted this investigation of the complex of environmental costs resulting from the nation’s dependence on pesticides. Included in this assessment of an estimated $10 billion in environmental and societal damages are analyses of: pesticide impacts on public health; livestock and livestock product losses; increased control expenses resulting from pesticide-related destruction of natural enemies and from the development of pesticide… Expand

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