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Microbial degradation of pesticides.

Deo, P. G. and Karanth, N. G. (1994) Microbial degradation of pesticides. Indian Journal of Microbiology, 34 (4). pp. 241-263.

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Abstract

A review of the microbial degradation of pesticides is presented, including pesticides as a nutrient source, co-metabolism, conjugate formation, microbial accumulation of pesticides, the effect of various substituents on the biodegradability of pesticides, dehalogenation, oxidative reactions, cleavage of ether bonds, dealkylation, reduction, hydrolysis and genetic manipulation for enhanced biodegradation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: microbial-degradation; nontarget-effects; metabolism-; biodegradation-; genetic-engineering; microorganisms-; insecticides-; pesticides-; degradation-; reviews-; fungicides-; chemical-control; plant-disease-control; environmental-impact; agricultural-entomology; plant-pathology
Subjects: 500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 04 Chemistry and Allied Sciences > 26 Pesticide Chemistry
500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 07 Life Sciences > 04 Microbiology
Divisions: Food Protectants and Infestation Control
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 08 May 2012 08:53
Last Modified: 08 May 2012 08:53
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/8337

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