crop protection


Summary: The science and practice of preventing, minimizing, or eliminating damage to AGRICULTURAL CROPS by pest organisms, weeds, and disease-causing agents.

Top Publications

  1. Liu Y, Gao Y, Liang G, Lu Y. Chlorantraniliprole as a candidate pesticide used in combination with the attracticides for lepidopteran moths. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0180255 pubmed publisher
  2. Thomas P, Dunn G, Passero M, Feris K. Free ammonia offers algal crop protection from predators in dairy wastewater and ammonium-rich media. Bioresour Technol. 2017;243:724-730 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that algal crops can be protected from rotifers, without productivity loss, by elevating free ammonia for 6 or more hours. ..
  3. Podbielska M, Szpyrka E, Piechowicz B, Zwolak A, Sadło S. Behavior of fluopyram and tebuconazole and some selected pesticides in ripe apples and consumer exposure assessment in the applied crop protection framework. Environ Monit Assess. 2017;189:350 pubmed publisher
    ..3% for the Gala variety and 9.3% for the Lobo variety. Likewise, the long-term daily intake of the detected substances by a Polish adult consumer was low, ranging from 0.02% ADI for pirimicarb to 0.72% ADI for captan. ..