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Ecological Risk Assessment For Chlorpyrifos In Terrestrial And Aquatic Systems In The United States

Author : John P. Giesy
ISBN : 9783319038650
Genre : Science
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Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology attempts to provide concise, critical reviews of timely advances, philosophy and significant areas of accomplished or needed endeavor in the total field of xenobiotics, in any segment of the environment, as well as toxicological implications.
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Bioremediation Of Agricultural Soils

Author : Juan C. Sanchez-Hernandez
ISBN : 9781351793117
Genre : Science
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The quality of agricultural soils are always under threat from chemical contaminants, which ultimately affect the productivity and safety of crops. Besides agrochemicals, a new generation of substances invades the soil through irrigation with reclaimed wastewater and pollutants of organic origin such as sewage sludge or cattle manure. Emerging pollutants such as pharmaceuticals, nanomaterials and microplastics are now present in agricultural soils, but the understanding of their impact on soil quality is still limited. With focus on in situ bioremediation, this book provides an exhaustive analysis of the current biological methodologies for recovering polluted agricultural soils as well as monitoring the effectiveness of bioremediation.
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Author : Ghousia Begum
ISBN : 9781789231663
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Insecticides are substances used to kill insects. They are used primarily in agriculture to control pests that infest crop. Nearly all insecticides have the potential to significantly alter ecosystems: many are toxic to humans and/or animals; some become concentrated as they spread along the food chain. The presence of these chemicals in both aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems has become an important issue globally. The book Insecticides - Agriculture and Toxicology provides information on the use of insecticides in pest management in order to enhance crop protection and their effects on nontarget organisms.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Reviews Of Environmental Contamination And Toxicology

Author : George W. Ware
ISBN : 0387986278
Genre : Science
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Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology provides detailed review articles concerned with aspects of chemical contaminants, including pesticides, in the total environment with toxicological considerations and consequences.
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Risk Assessment

Author : Michael C. Newman
ISBN : 1575040484
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Accurate risk assessments are vital to the protection of human, environmental, and ecosystem health. Risk Assessment provides a current, comprehensive reference for researchers and professionals concerned with environmental contamination as well as its effects on humans and ecosystems.
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Handbook Of Chemical Risk Assessment

Author : Ronald Eisler
ISBN : 1420032747
Genre : Science
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Written over a period of 17 years, the Handbook of Chemical Risk Assessment exhaustively examines and analyzes the world literature on chemicals entering the environment from human activities. The three volumes cover chemicals recommended by environmental specialists of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other resource managers. The choices were based on the real or potential impact of each contaminant and on the knowledge available about their mitigation. The information for each chemical includes source and use; physical, chemical, and metabolic properties; concentrations in field collections of abiotic materials and living organisms; deficiency effects; lethal and sublethal effects; and proposed regulatory criteria for the protection of human health and sensitive natural resources. Each chapter selectively reviews and synthesizes the technical literature on a specific priority contaminant and its effects on the environment. Successful risk assessment relies heavily on extensive and well-documented databases. They often include too much - or too little - information about too many chemicals. Of the hundreds of thousands of chemicals discharged into the environment, only a small number have sufficient information to attempt preliminary risk assessment. Sold only as a three volume set, the Handbook of Chemical Risk Assessment provides you with the exact amount of information you need in a single resource.
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Eisler S Encyclopedia Of Environmentally Hazardous Priority Chemicals

Author : Ronald Eisler
ISBN : 0080547079
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Thousands of inorganic and organic chemicals and their metabolites enter the biosphere daily as a direct result of human activities. Many of these chemicals have serious consequences on sensitive species of natural resources, crops, livestock, and public health. The most hazardous of these were identified by a panel of environmental specialists from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; these chemicals are the focus of this encyclopedia. For each priority group of chemicals, information is presented on sources, uses, physical and chemical properties, tissue concentrations in field collections and their significance, lethal and sublethal effects under controlled conditions. This includes effects on survival, growth, reproduction, metabolism, carcinogenicity, teratogenicity, and mutagenicity - and proposed regulatory criteria for the protection of sensitive natural resources, crops, livestock, and human health. Taxonomic groups of natural resources covered include terrestrial and aquatic plants and invertebrates, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. * The only product that centers on the most hazardous environmental chemicals to sensitive natural resources * The only single volume compendium on the subject, allowing ease in consulting * Written by a noted national and international authority on chemical risk assessment to living organisms
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Ecological Risk Assessment

Author : SETAC (Society). Meeting
ISBN : UCSD:31822023311129
Genre : Ecological risk assessment
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Environmental Protection And Risk Assessment Of Organic Contaminants

Author : Rai S. Kookana
ISBN : UOM:39015055809985
Genre : Science
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This volume addresses the issue of environmental protection and risk assessment of organic contaminants in the soil environment. It is based on selected papers presented during the second International Conference on Contaminants in Soil Environment, held in December 1999 in Delhi, India.
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