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Unformatted text preview: What are the sources of uncertainty in the estimation of an LD 50 ? The magnitude of the uncertainty is different between the LD 50 and LD 5 . Which has a greater error? 2 4. (8 points) Compare and contrast acute vs. chronic exposure. Do both exposures affect an organism in the same way? 5. (5 points) After a pesticide has come into contact with an organism, what processes does the pesticide undergo that determine if the organism will be poisoned or not? 6. (9 points) List and define three types of pesticide formulations. 7. (10 points) a. List and explain what you consider to be the three most important benefits of pesticides b. List and explain what you consider to be the three most important problems with pesticides c. Based on your answers above, do the benefits outweigh the problems, or do the problems outweigh the benefits? Why? 8. (20 points) Personalized take home question (page 5). Pick it up as you leave. 3...
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2008 for the course ENTOM 3700 taught by Professor Scott,j.g. during the Fall '06 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '06