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Cover for Unequivocal evidence associating environmental contaminants and pollutants with human morbidity and ecological degradation.

Persistent equivocation in virtually all sections of society and industry about the harmful effects of pollution have provided the impetus for the publication of A Handbook of Environmental Toxicology: Human Disorders and Ecotoxicology. This chapter is designed to collate and analyse recent...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Assessment of risk and safety.

The physiological and environmental risk factors for the occurrence of arrhythmias in horses are described.

Author(s)
Mitchell, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240825)
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 Toxicity of pesticides in mixtures with the same mode of action.

Pesticides probably co-occur in the environment as mixtures, posing a risk to human beings and all other organisms present in the environment. Their number in the environment is too large to allow for all of them to be studied. However, single pesticides are assessed for their risk to the...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Techniques for pesticide risk assessment.

Many pesticide risk assessment tools have been developed throughout the world over the past decade. Depending on the intended use of the resulting metrics, they have been variously called hazard rankings, yardsticks, indicators, screening benchmarks, relative risk rankings, risk assessment tools...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The New Zealand system to assess the environmental benefits and risks of releasing new biocontrol agents of arthropods.

Author(s)
Ehlers, G. A. C.; Bromfield, K. E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Environmental impacts of rodenticides.

This chapter discusses the problems with non-target effects of rodent control on wildlife (e.g., mammals and birds) and environnment, and how better scientific understanding of the underlying ecology might enable the assessment, and perhaps the reduction, of risk. It focuses on understanding how...

Author(s)
Smith, R. H.; Shore, R. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rodent control: back to the future (the sequel).

This chapter discusses what has happened 20 years since the publication of the first edition of this book in 1994 about rodenticides and rodent control, including issues on market availability, resistance, efficacy, environmental risk assessment and regulation of rodenticides.

Author(s)
Buckle, A. P.; Smith, R. H.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction to risk analysis.

In this chapter the framework for risk analysis in livestock health and biosecurity is presented. Highlights focus on the risk analysis of infection entering the country that imports cattle or horses infected with infectious disease such as foot-and-mouth disease and African horse sickness.

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Legislation and regulation.

Fungicide companies operate within a strict and detailed legislative and regulatory framework covering the safety and efficacy of products and manufacturing processes. Fungicide users also operate within a strict regulatory framework designed to protect the environment, the farmer and the general...

Author(s)
Oliver, R.; Hewitt, H. G.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641669)
Type
Book chapter

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