Some other links to check out:

A few of these links have been mentioned already: -- learn about some well known pests (like aphids, beetles, and grasshoppers) -- find out all the information about some of the most notorious pests -- find some statistics on the use of pesticides -- how long will it take to reach 9 billion people in the world? Click here to find out. -- learn more about the safety of pesticides. -- here are some reasons why pesticides are dangerous -- find out about pesticides in common, everyday foods -- more information about your favorite pests

Pesticides Bibliography

Internet Sources


Allaby, Michael. Thinking Green : an Anthology of Essential Ecological Writing, Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1989.

Buchel, K.H. Chemistry of Pesticides, Wiley, New York, 1983.

Gray, Simon, and Trogler. Braving the Elements, University Science Books, Sausalito, 1995.

Huffman, Thomas R. Protectors of the Land and Water : Enviromentalism in Wisconsin, 1961-1968, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1994.

Rubin, Charles T. The Green Crusade : Rethinking the Roots of Environmentalism, The Free Press, New York, 1994.

Ware, George W. Pesticides, Theory, and Application, San Francisco, 1983.

Magazine Articles

Carney, Eliza Newlin. "Pesty Preemptive Rules", National Journal, v24, n11 (March 14, 1992), p. 646.

Carpenter, Betsy. "Serving up a Safer Food Supply: New Pesticides Standards will Benefit Children", U.S. News & World Report, v121, n5 (August 5, 1996), p. 61.

Coulston, Frederick. "The Dilemma of DDT", Chemtech, v19, n11 (Nov, 1989), pp. 660-661.

Davis, Joseph A. "Bare-bones Pesticide Bill sent to House Floor", Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report, v46, n38 (Sep 17, 1988), p.2602.

Davis, Joseph A. "Pesticide Bill : One Step Forward, One Step Back?", Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report, v46, n17 (April 23, 1988), pp. 1101-1102.

Hosansky, David. "Long-Sought Pesticides Bill Advances Easily After Deal", Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report, v54, n29 (July 20, 1996), pp. 2031-2032.

"New Legislation on Pesticides and Food Safety Laws Introduced", Journal of Environmental Health, v57, n1 (July-August, 1994), pp. 26-28.

Prime, Jamison S. "Fruitfully Correct", Quill, v83, n1 (Jan-Feb, 1995), pp. 38-39.

Sale, Kirkpatrick. "The U.S. Green Movement Today", Nation, v257. n4 (July 19, 1993), pp. 92-96.

"There will be no Silent Spring for these Farmers", "U.S. News & World Report, v106, n13 (April 3, 1989), p. 13.

Willen, Mark. "Senate Panel Takes a Swing at Pesticides Bill", Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report, v46, n8 (Feb 20, 1988), pp.368-369.

Williams, Terry Tempest. "The Spirit of Rachel Carson", Audubon, v94, n4 (July-August, 1992), pp.104-107.

This completes the Additional Resources and Bibliography.

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