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Author Walker, C. H. (Colin Harold), 1936- author.
Title Ecotoxicology : effects of pollutants on the natural environment / Colin Walker.
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2014]
©2014
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 Electronic Book  QH545.A1 W35 2014eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 217 pages) : illustrations, maps
Content Type text
Format online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-209) and index.
Contents Sec. 1. Basic issues -- Toxicology and ecotoxicology -- Ecotoxicity -- A history of chemical warfare -- Toxic effects at different organizational levels -- The development of resistance -- Pesticides and their design -- Natural pollutants and natural cycles -- Sec. 2. Examples of pollutants -- Early problems connected with urbanization and mining -- The organochlorine insecticides -- Organophosphorous and carbamate insecticides -- Organometallic compounds -- Pyrethroid and neonicotinoid insecticides -- PCBs and dioxins -- Herbicides -- Endocrine disruptors -- Anticoagulant rodenticides -- Sec. 3. Further issues -- Pollution problems worldwide -- Risk assessment and legislation -- Current issues and future prospects.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Environmental toxicology.
Ecological risk assessment.
Environmental chemistry.
Related To Print version: Walker, C. H. Ecotoxicology 9781466591790 146659179X (DLC) 2013048047
ISBN 1482247003 (electronic bk.)
9781482247008 (electronic bk.)
9781466591790 (paperback : acid-free paper)
146659179X (paperback : acid-free paper)