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The EXtension TOXicology NETwork     View
Provides pesticide information profiles, toxicology information briefs, news about toxicology issues, and resources for toxicology information. It is searchable by keyword or partial word.

CRS Report for Congress: Pesticide Law: A Survey of the Statutes     View
This 2004 Congressional Research Service (CRS) report "summarizes the major statutory authorities governing pesticide regulations: The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)," and related legislation. Topics discussed i ...

ToxFAQs for DDT, DDE, and DDD     View
Fact sheet about DDT, "a pesticide once widely used to control insects in agriculture and insects that carry diseases such as malaria," and DDE and DDD, "chemicals similar to DDT that contaminate commercial DDT preparations." Disc ...

The Mayo Clinic - Organic foods: Are they safer? More nutritious?     View
The famed Mayo Clinic provides numerous articles on nutrition and healthy eating. Here, "Learn the difference between organic foods and their traditionally grown counterparts."

Our Water, Our World     View
"This [California] website has been developed to assist consumers in managing home and garden pests in a way that helps protect [the environment]." Includes a "list of products that are considered to be non-toxic or less toxic alternat ...

Edible Gardens: Making a Scarecrow     View
Collection of tips for making a scarecrow, with ideas for a frame, head and face, hands and feet, hair, and clothing and accessories. Includes suggestions for assembling the scarecrow, and other ideas such as making scarecrow animals. From the websit ...

Food Safety and Nutrition Information     View
Contains information about nutrition at various staages of life and other food/nutrition related issues, such as food allergies, sweetners, and food additives.

PANNA: Methyl Bromide Use in California     View
Data on methyl bromide, a pesticide used in California for fruit and nut crops. "California strawberries are one of the largest single crop users of methyl bromide in the U.S. and around the world." Includes descriptions of cases of methyl ...

Pesticides and Water Quality     View
This site uses clear, friendly language and pictures to describe how pesticides used in homes and gardens get into creeks and rivers and how pesticides affect water quality. Topics include safer pesticide use, alternatives to using pesticides, the t ...

Fumigant Resource Center     View
This site presents publications, statistics, and other information about methyl bromide and other agricultural pesticides used widely in California. While the site contains a great deal of technical content, it also presents basic facts sheets about ...



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