Are pesticides hazardous? That's up to you! This publication outlines safe use, storage, and disposal of pesticides and provides links to more information from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and National Pesticide Information Center.
More and more, modern society is incorporating the use of radioactive materials into everyday uses. And with society using more radioactive materials, the odds of it being accidentally disposed of into the solid waste stream increases.
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Genetics, gene flow, and distribution of pesticide
resistance traits were examined for organophosphate (OP)
resistance in three beneficial phytoseiid mites. Levels
and genetics of OP resistance in Amblyseius andersoni
were examined first. Laboratory strains from Italy and
Oregon, USA, were compared in susceptibility to
insecticides used in western Oregon fruit...