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Cover for Manufactured organofluorine compounds.

This chapter discusses the effects of organofluorides that are released into the environment and that may affect animal or plant health or the functioning of ecosystems. It does not deal with occupational exposure or the effects of pharmaceutical on humans or agrochemicals on target organisms.

Author(s)
Weinstein, L. H.; Davison, A. W.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of inorganic fluorides on plants and other organisms.

This chapter discusses the physiological basis for fluoride toxicity and the effects of fluoride toxicity on enzyme activities, photosynthesis and respiration, visible symptoms, growth, seed production, and interactions with the biotic and abiotic environment.

Author(s)
Weinstein, L. H.; Davison, A. W.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Fluorides in the environment: effects on plants and animals.

This book contains eight chapters discussing the history of fluorine and sources of fluorides in the environments. The uptake, transport and accumulation of inorganic fluorides by plants and animals, as well as their effects on these organisms are discussed. Some case histories in Scotland, Oregon...

Author(s)
Weinstein, L. H.; Davison, A. W.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996837)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The history of fluorine and sources of fluorides in the environment.

This chapter briefly discusses the historical background, physicochemical properties, and analytical determination of fluorine. The natural sources of fluorides include minerals, rocks and soil, natural waters as well as volcanoes, forest fires and oceans. Also discussed are the eight main sources...

Author(s)
Weinstein, L. H.; Davison, A. W.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Some case histories involving fluoride contamination.

This paper presents five cases representing fluoride problems - damage to farmlands, fruits, forests and indigenous plant life, and to farm animals and humans. The first and second cases concern about the aluminium smelters near Fort William and Kinlochleven in Scotland and in Troutdale, Oregon...

Author(s)
Weinstein, L. H.; Davison, A. W.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996837)
Type
Book chapter