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Rubber Plantations and Carbon Management

1st Edition

Arun Jyoti Nath, Biplab Brahma, Ashesh Kumar Das
October 24, 2019

With the increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration and the resulting environmental consequences for plants, it is necessary to consider the future of rubber plantations, an important source of latex for rubber production. In this volume, the authors explore the ecology of rubber...

Selenium Research for Environment and Human Health: Perspectives, Technologies and Advancements: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Selenium in the Environment and Human Health (ICSEHH 2019), October 27-30, 2019, Yangling, Xi'an, China

1st Edition

Gary Bañuelos, Zhi-Qing Lin, Dongli Liang, Xue-bin Yin
October 01, 2019

The biological importance of selenium has been firmly established by scientists for its intricate roles in various biochemical and physiological mechanisms related to animal and human health. To evaluate different facets of selenium in today’s complex environment and to provide a worldwide platform...

Industrial Hygiene Control of Airborne Chemical Hazards, Second Edition

2nd Edition

William Popendorf
July 12, 2019

Are you a practicing occupational hygienist wondering how to find a substitute organic solvent that is safer to use than the hazardous one your company is using? Chapter 6 is your resource. Are you a new hygienist looking for an alternative technology as a nonventilation substitute for an existing...

Biodiversity and Conservation: Characterization and Utilization of Plants, Microbes and Natural Resources for Sustainable Development and Ecosystem Management

1st Edition

Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Devarajan Thangadurai, Goh Hong Ching, Saher Islam
April 16, 2019

This volume provides an enlightening and pragmatic approach to preserving biological diversity by gathering a wide range of peer-reviewed scientific content from biodiversity researchers and conservators from around the world. It brings comprehensive knowledge and information on the present status...

Environmental Epidemiology: Exposure and Disease

1st Edition

Rodolfo Saracci, David A. Savitz, Michael D. Lebowitz, Roberto Bertollini
April 15, 2019

Published in 1996: Environmental Epidemiology: Exposure and Disease is a unique resource identifying priorities for public health research in selected areas of environmental epidemiology. Drawn from the proceedings of an international workshop on this topic, the book is a compilation of the...

Human Toxicology of Pesticides

1st Edition

Fina P. Kaloyanova, M. A. El Batawi
April 11, 2019

First Published in 1991, this book conducts a systematic analysis of existing information regarding the toxicological effects of pesticides on humans. The book identifies the negative health effects related to exposure to pesticides and the biological changes required to undertake biological...

Human Heat Stress

1st Edition

Ken Parsons
February 18, 2019

Thousands of people continue to die from heat. Heat illnesses and advice for preventing heat casualties at work, during heatwaves, sport and the effects of global warming are described. A new perspective on thermoregulation integrates physiological and psychophysical regulated variables. Heat...

Revival: Geochemistry and Health (1988): Proceedings of the Second International Symposium

1st Edition

J.N. Martin
February 05, 2019

This volume comprises the proceedings of a three-day meeting held at the Royal Society, London, UK on 22,23,24 April 1987. The combined second International Symposium on Geochemistry and Health and 5th European Meeting of the Society for Environmental Geochemistry and Health was sponsored by the...

Revival: Geomedicine (1990)

1st Edition

Jul Lag
January 28, 2019

This fascinating work features such topics as the relationships between iodine deficiency and goiter, fluorine deficiency and caries, selenium deficiency and muscular degeneration, mercury surplus and specific nerve diseases, cadmium surplus and kidney failure. This one-of-a-kind volume reveals...

Revival: Lead in Soil (1993): Recommended Guidelines

1st Edition

Bobby G. Wixson, Brian E. Davies, Robert L. Bornschein
January 25, 2019

Until the publication of this new book there had been a lack of well-founded guidelines for evaluating concentrations of lead in soil and its relationship to human health. Thus, much confusion has existed among regulatory agencies, industries, public health officials, and the medical community...

Revival: Health Risk Assessment Dermal and Inhalation Exposure and Absorption of Toxicants (1992)

1st Edition

Rhoda G.M. Wang, James B. Knaak, Howard I. Maibach
January 25, 2019

Health Risk Assessment is a comprehensive reference focusing on dermal absorption, cholinesterase inhibition, adverse reproductive effects, and carcinogenicity. With contributions on topics such as PBPK modeling, cytochrome P-450 metabolism in skin, percutaneous absorption, adverse effects,...

Approaches for Enhancing Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Plants

1st Edition

Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Kamrun Nahar, Masayuki Fujita, Hirosuke Oku, Tofazzal Islam
January 21, 2019

Plants are frequently exposed to unfavorable and adverse environmental conditions known as abiotic stressors. These factors can include salinity, drought, heat, cold, flooding, heavy metals, and UV radiation which pose serious threats to the sustainability of crop yields. Since abiotic stresses are...

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