common pestcides and pollutants

 

answer the following queSTIONS

1. Provide a description of four primary types of commonly used pesticides. Are you concerned about pesticides in your food? What steps do you take to minimize your exposure?

Your response must be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations

 

2. What are persistent organic pollutants (POPs)? Describe how these chemicals can bioaccumulate in organisms, and discuss two examples of POPs.

Your response must be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

 

3. What chemical characteristics control the fate and distribution of toxic chemicals, and what are the main routes of exposure to humans?

Your response must be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

 

4.Matching

 

 

A.
Plowing across a hill rather than up and down
B.
Reduces the number of times a farmer disturbs the soil by plowing and cultivating by incorporating the use of a chisel plow
C.
Person who consumes locally produced food
D.
The spread of new high-yield varieties of crops around the world
E.
Shaping the land to create level shelves of earth to hold water and soil
F.
The ability to obtain sufficient, healthy food on a daily basis
Green revolution

Minimum till

Locavore

Food security

Terracing.
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