Essays Tagged: "insecticides"

"Chemical Warfare": lists types and effects of weapons and means of delivery

y Nazi Germany in the nineteen thirties, sarin is a nerve agent closely related to organophosphorus insecticides used all over the United States.Chemical weapons come in various degrees of severity an ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

This essay is about rachel carson and her book silent spring and her why she thinks that pesticides like DDT are ruining the earth and what we can do to help.

m. She spent most of her life researching and writing about these things. The problem with spraying insecticides and pesticides to kill one thing is that it will hurt many more things in the process, ... yings of toxic chemicals.The spraying of chemicals "chlorinated hydrocarbons and organic phosphorus insecticides alter the cellular processes of plants, animals, and, by implication humans."(p xv) The ...

(6 pages) 116 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

n by Rachel Carson and published in 1962.The whole book was an alarmed appeal to everybody who used insecticides and especially who used DDT.The book mostly describes how DDT is used by people and how ... died a month later because of lukemia.With "Silent Spring" Rachel Carson wanted to stop the use of insecticides because these chemicals not only kill the pests at which they were aimed for but often ...

(1 pages) 81 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Summary of Silent Spring

anescing environment. In her book, Carson writes about all of the harmful effects of various deadly insecticides on our environment, as well as us. She explains the different uses of insecticides and ... gnorant of the environment. I, myself, was amazed at the ignorance of the government in using these insecticides, even though they knew, to some extent, the effects that they would have on people and ...

(1 pages) 57 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Incredible Health

g been genetically modified or grown with the use of pesticides, herbicides, hormones, antibiotics, insecticides, etc... These chemicals, carcinogen, and poisons are a significant cause of disease. Th ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Corn Rootworm - Genetic Defects of Pesticides on Plants

n rootworm [is] at $1 billion annually - $800 million in yield losses and $200 million in costs for insecticides" (colostate). In the recent years scientist at Monsanto have been able to come up with ... ious year [showed] that beetle counts for a field averaged more than ¾ beetle per plant then insecticides were considered" (colosate2).Monsanto claims its reason for commercialization of this t ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Stopping Tropical Rainforest Deforestation

the rainforestA. New foodsB. Medicines1. Alkaloids2. Birth control3. Cancer treatmentC. New fuelD. InsecticidesIII. Types of DeforestationA. Agricultural use (farming and ranching)1. Slash and Burn2. ... ll of the new discoveries, the possibilities just keep growing with the possibility to produce safe insecticides from compounds found in tropical rainforest plants. Researchers have known for sometime ...

(12 pages) 154 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Responsibility Paper: The Silence of the Birds

rowth of industrialization brought about the development of many chemicals including pesticides and insecticides. At first it seemed these chemicals were miraculous discoveries until the negative effe ... y. The most major indeed was the United States. Rapidly growing chemical industries were developing insecticides to protect GI's during the war. Rachel Carson testified before Congress in 1963 about t ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Mosquitoes Through History

mpts to lessen their population or develop a definitive cure for their diseases. As humans improved insecticides, mosquitoes enhanced their resistance; as new medications for diseases were developed, ...

(11 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Evils Of Environment

t-terms effect of a deadly disease.Environmentalists are not only against DDT, but also against all insecticides. Their long-term aim is to stop all use of insecticide worldwide. This would cause dise ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Water Pollution and Mitigation Plan SCI 275 Final Project

t Source example would be the run-off from a farmer's crops that have been sprayed by herbicides of insecticides into streams. Pesticides, Fertilizers, Nutrients, Oils, Gases, Additives, Mining, Chemi ...

(5 pages) 67 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Sample Lawn Care Business Description

different categories of customers. Some homeowners may wish to use fertilizer, but no herbicides or insecticides applied to their lawns. Some like to apply fertilizer themselves, but would rather have ...

(6 pages) 1 0 0.0 Dec/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Ardi Rezai

us health diseases but also a cancer which can lead you die because fertilizers use tobacco to kill insecticides and therefore they are poisonous. Chemicals in the cigarettes are approximately over 4, ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jan/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters