Light-Activated Pesticides (ACS Symposium Series No 339)

Light-Activated Pesticides (ACS Symposium Series No 339)

By: Kelsey R. Downum (editor), James Heitz (editor)Hardback

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Explores the rapid exploitation of the catalytic action of light on certain chemicals in biological systems. Focuses on insecticides, followed by herbicides and fungicides. Useful for specialists in photochemistry, photobiology, agriculture, chemical ecology, and plant pathology.

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Contents

Photoactivated Compounds as Pesticides ; Mechanisms of Photodynamic Action ; Photomodification and Singlet Oxygen Generation ; Identifying Singlet Oxygen ; Singlet Oxygen Quantum Yields ; Biochemistry of Photodynamic Action ; Photodynamic Modification of Excitable Cell Function ; Physiological Effects of Photodynamic Action ; Multiple Mechanisms of Dye-induced Toxicity ; Photooxidative Dyes as Insecticides ; Photodecomposition of Naturally Occurring Biocides ; *a-Terthienyl as a Photoactive Insecticide ; Using Bacterial Mutants and Transforming DNA ; Phototoxicity as a Defense Against Insects ; Furanocoumarins ; Fungicidal Activity ; Polycetylene Photoactivity ; Thiophenes and Acetylenes ; Photodynamic Action of Hypericin ; Cercosporin's Role in Plant Disease ; Light-Activated Antimicrobial Chemicals ; Photodynamic Herbicides

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/12/1987
  • ISBN13: 9780841210264
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780841210264
  • weight: 584
  • ISBN10: 0841210268

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