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Cover for Stress in response to environmental changes.

This chapter discussed environmental factors that are affected by climate changes in influencing the endocrine stress response in fishes. It has also recently been reported from previous studies that the exposure of parents to environmental changes may improve progeny survival in fish, implicating...

Author(s)
Faught, E.; Hernandez-Perez, J.; Wilson, J. M.; Vijayan, M. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pesticide risk assessment.

This book aims to organize the published environmental impact information on pesticides into a usable form to help growers and other integrated pest management practitioners make more environmentally sound pesticide choices. This book deals with all kinds of risks, such as risk to aquifers and...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book
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Cover for Impact of pesticides on the environment.

The boon of pesticides is enhanced economic returns with increases in production of food, feed and fibre, and management of vector-borne diseases, while their bane is serious health implications for humans and adverse effects on the environment. This chapter discusses the direct impact on human...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Toxicity of pesticides in mixtures with different modes of action.

Mixtures of insecticides with different modes of action are usually considered very effective in resistance management programmes. In pesticide mixtures with different modes of action, one product or toxicant interferes with the metabolic detoxification of the other toxicant, thereby synergizing...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case Study Turkey: Climate change and coastal tourism: impacts of climate change on the Turquoise Coast.

This chapter tries to assess the severity of expected climate change impacts on tourism at the Turquoise Coast (Turkey) and build up an adaptation agenda for the concerned parties. First, sea level rise projections are considered to understand the degree of exposure at the immediate coastal zone. A ...

Author(s)
Demiroglu, O. C.; Akbas, A.; Turp, M. T.; Ozturk, T.; An, N.; Kurnaz, M. L.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The welfare effects of PCBs in the ocean.

This chapter describes the negative effects of polychlorinated biphenyl pollution on marine animals and how to control it.

Author(s)
Simmonds, M. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impact and management of invasive alien plants in Pacific Island communities.

This chapter outlines the many challenges that the Pacific islands face in mitigating the impacts of invasive plant species and discusses the species involved and the environmental and socio-economic impacts of selected alien plant invaders for which published or anecdotal information exists. It...

Author(s)
Orapa, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646275)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Livestock production and climate change.

This 395-paged-book aims to raise awareness among scientists, academics, students, livestock farmers and policy makers of the twin inter-related and inter-dependent complex mechanisms of livestock rearing and climate change. The contents are divided into sections: one on livestock production, one...

Author(s)
Malik, P. K.; Bhatta, R.; Takahashi, J.; Kohn, R. A.; Prasad, C. S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book
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Cover for Temperature adaptation in a changing climate: nature at risk.

This book contains 16 chapters dealing with the impact of global climate change on non-human life on Earth, particularly on the effects of global warming on species that currently depend on cool or cold conditions for survival. These organisms include insects, freshwater and marine invertebrates,...

Author(s)
Storey, K. B.; Tanino, K. K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938222)
Type
Book
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Cover for High ultraviolet radiation environments.

This chapter deals with the effects of solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation on organisms in terrestrial and aquatic habitats. It presents an overview of the main processes leading to UV radiation reaching ecosystems, the broad effects of UV radiation on microorganisms, plants and animals in terrestrial ...

Author(s)
Newsham, K. K.; Davidson, A. T.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938147)
Type
Book chapter

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