Environmental Security Assessment and Management of Obsolete Pesticides in Southeast Europe


ISBN: 978-94-007-6460-6 (Print) 978-94-007-6461-3 (Online)

Table of contents (39 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-21

    Obsolete Pesticides – A Threat to Environment, Biodiversity and Human Health

  3. Chapter

    Pages 23-36

    Designing Good Sampling Plans for Characterizing Pesticide Pollution

  4. Chapter

    Pages 37-54

    Analytical Approaches for Sampling and Sample Preparation for Pesticides Analysis in Environmental, Food and Biological Samples

  5. Chapter

    Pages 55-68

    The Problem of Seeking Environmentally Sound Development: The Case of Obsolete Pesticides Assessment Models

  6. Chapter

    Pages 69-83

    Exposure Assessment to Hazardous Pesticides – Strategies to Reduce Human and Environmental Risks

  7. Chapter

    Pages 85-90

    Psychosomatic and Psychosocial Aspects of Risk Perception

  8. Chapter

    Pages 91-102

    Enantioselectivity of Chiral Pesticides in the Environment

  9. Chapter

    Pages 103-110

    Health Effects Associated with Acute and Chronic Exposure to Pesticides

  10. Chapter

    Pages 111-117

    Pollutants Biotransformation

  11. Chapter

    Pages 119-130

    The History, Toxicity and Adverse Human Health and Environmental Effects Related to the Use of Agent Orange

  12. Chapter

    Pages 131-138

    The History of Organic Arsenical Pesticides and Health Risks Related to the Use of Agent Blue

  13. Chapter

    Pages 139-145

    Neurodevelopmental and Neurobehavioral Effects of Organophosphate Pesticides Exposure in Newborns and Children

  14. Chapter

    Pages 147-154

    Organophosphate Pesticide Exposure in Humans – Is Prevention Possible?

  15. Chapter

    Pages 155-163

    Degradation of Pesticides by TiO2 Photocatalysis

  16. Chapter

    Pages 165-172

    Safe Management and Disposal of Obsolete Pesticides (DDT) from the Institute of Public Health

  17. Chapter

    Pages 173-184

    Pesticides Mechanisms of Action in Living Organisms

  18. Chapter

    Pages 185-200

    Factors Influencing Pesticide Risks for Children

  19. Chapter

    Pages 201-207

    Chromatographic Methods for Determination of Chlorophenols as Biomarkers of Exposure to Pesticides and Organochlorine Substances

  20. Chapter

    Pages 209-218

    Environmental and Health Situation with Obsolete Pesticides in Egypt

  21. Chapter

    Pages 219-227

    Analytical Method for Determination of Some Priority Substances in Surface and Ground Water Samples by Liquid Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry

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