Pesticide Residue in Foods
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This book presents an in depth study of different aspects of pesticide use in food production. The text covers the sources of pesticide residues in foods, relevant health and environmental concerns, degradation of pesticides after their use, and available laws and regulations to regulate pesticide use. In addition, different pesticide management techniques, such as: reduction of pesticide residues in grains and foods, alternatives to conventional pesticides, and prospects of organic farming are also covered.
Pesticide Residue in Foods: Sources, Management, and Control aims to raise
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Produktbeschreibung
This book presents an in depth study of different aspects of pesticide use in food production. The text covers the sources of pesticide residues in foods, relevant health and environmental concerns, degradation of pesticides after their use, and available laws and regulations to regulate pesticide use. In addition, different pesticide management techniques, such as: reduction of pesticide residues in grains and foods, alternatives to conventional pesticides, and prospects of organic farming are also covered.

Pesticide Residue in Foods: Sources, Management, and Control aims to raise awareness of the proper use of these chemicals in order to lower residue in foods and reduce risk for consumers.

Autorenporträt
Dr. Mohidus Samad Khan is an aspiring young researcher and innovator, currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). Dr. Khan aims to address different socio-economic issues through his research; his research interests encompass Food, Biotechnology and Environmental Engineering. Besides, he keeps keen interest in Engineering Education. To date, Dr. Khan has authored and co-authored over 50 technical articles, which include peer-reviewed journal and conference articles, international patents, industrial reports, books and book chapters. He also serves as a reviewer of several reputed international journals.
Dr. Khan completed his BSc in Chemical Engineering (2004) Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). He began his career as a Research Engineer in an international research project on managing and monitoring of industrial pollution, led by DFID, USAid, and the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) (2004-06). Starting in 2006, Dr. Khan completed his PhD in 2010 in Bio-surface and Biotechnology from Monash University, Australia. His PhD research work won several major awards including University Medals and Vice-Chancellor's commendation for Best PhD Thesis. Dr. Khan worked as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Chemistry, McGill University, Canada to continue his research work on biotechnology (2010-13). Since 2013, Dr. Khan is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, BUET. He also served as a Visiting Professor (2015) at McGill University, Canada, and as a Visiting Research Scholar (2016-17) at Texas A&M University, USA. Dr. Khan has been involved in food, environment, and biotechnology related projects led by the Government (GoB), international donor agencies, and local Industries.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction.- Pesticides Used in Food Production.- Statistics of Pesticide Uses in Different Countries.- Risk Benefits of Pesticide.- Pesticide Food Laws and Regulations.- Management and Strategies of Pesticide Use.- Pesticide Degradations, Residues and Environmental Concerns.- Health Concerns of Pesticide.- Alternatives of Pesticides.- Treatments for Reducing Pesticide Reside in Foods.- Analytical Methods in Measuring Pesticides in Foods.- Prospects of Organic Farming.- Biotechnology and Pesticide Use.