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Title: National Pesticide Information Center
Url: http://npic.orst.edu/
Publisher: Oregon State University
Description: The National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) was created through a cooperative agreement between Oregon State University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Its primary function is to provide "objective, science-based information about pesticides and pesticide-related topics to enable people to make informed decisions about pesticides and their use." The site contains seven primary sections, including "General Information", "Technical Information", "Pest Control", and "Emergency". Most casual visitors to the site should click on over to the "General Information" area. In this section, they will find fact sheets and posters on pesticide safety, storage and disposal, and case studies. Of course, they shouldn't forget about the other areas of the site, particularly if they are interested in regulatory issues involving pesticides and emergency resources. Finally, the site also contains a search engine for those who know exactly what they need to find.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Pests and diseases -- Pest control and treatment of diseases. Plant protection
Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Pests and diseases -- Pest control and treatment of diseases. Plant protection -- Pesticides
Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Pests and diseases -- Pest control and treatment of diseases. Plant protection -- Pesticides -- Safety measures
Law -- United States -- United States (General) -- Public safety -- Hazardous articles and processes. Product safety -- Particular products and processes -- Poisons. Toxic substances -- Pesticides. Herbicides
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Toxicology -- Special poisons and groups of poisons -- Other poisons and groups of poisons, A-Z -- Pesticides
Social sciences -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Special industries and trades -- Chemical industries -- Special products, A-Z -- Pesticides. Insecticides. Herbicides
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Hazardous substances and their disposal -- Special substances, A-Z -- Pesticides
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Technology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Agriculture
Vocational Education
Vocational Education -- Agriculture
Health -- Consumer health
Health -- Safety
Key Concept: Agriculture -- Insects and pests
Agriculture -- Pesticides
Health -- Poisons and toxicology
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source: Scout Archives
Full Record Views: 9
Resource URL Clicks: 2
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