Resource Pointer #206
May 5, 1999
For copies of the following resources, please contact the
appropriate publishers or organizations directly.
*Global Pesticide Campaigner, April 1999* Published every four
months by PAN North America. Features an analysis of the
implementation of the U.S. Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA)
and U.S. exports of hazardous pesticides. Includes an in depth
article on the health and environmental effects of glyphosate
(Roundup). Additional topics include: pesticide residues on apples
and children's health; links between Parkinson's disease and
pesticides, and dieldrin and breast cancer. Individuals/non profits
US$25 , low income individuals US$15, small business/public
libraries US$50, corporations US$100. For a sample issue, send
mailing address to email@example.com.
*Agrow's Complete Guide to Generic Pesticides* This three part
report is an analysis of the generic pesticide industry, covering all
aspects of trade, from major companies to the factors driving the
shift towards off-patent pesticides.
No 1: The Companies, February 1998. Brian R. Hicks. Contains
basic information on 100 of the most influential companies
involved in the generics sector. Includes information on company
history, manufacturing sites and pesticides sales. 201 pp.
No. 2: Products and Markets, April 1998. Brian R. Hicks.
Information on 100 of the industry's biggest selling generic
agrochemicals. Provides a concise summary of market activity for
each pesticide profiled, with market performance on global and
national levels. Details major producers of each product, their
market share and production capacity. Profiles pricing information
and background on each chemical's global sales and main crop
uses. 220 pp. US$1,260.
No. 3: Successful Business Strategies- for R&D-based and Generic
Companies. June, 1998. Brian R. Hicks. Examines strategies
driving the global generic pesticide trade as well as strategies of
those attempting to contain it. 113 pp. US$945. Contact
PharmaBooks Ltd., 1775 Broadway, Suite 511, New York, NY
10019, USA; phone (212) 262-8230; fax (212) 262-8234.
*Agricultural Pesticide Sprayers, 1998* United Nations Food and
Agriculture Organization (FAO). Two volumes. Safety standard
specifications and test procedures for major agricultural sprayers
manufactured and used in FAO member countries. Provides
guidelines for compression sprayers, mist blowers and other
models of pesticide applicators. Contact Agricultural Engineering
Branch (AGSE), Agricultural Support Systems Division, FAO,
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 0100 Rome, Italy; fax (39-065)
705 3152; email AGSE-Mail@faor.org.
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