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Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology

Continuation of Residue Reviews

  • George W. Ware

Part of the Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology book series (RECT, volume 152)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Kurunthachalam Kannan, Shinsuke Tanabe, John P. Giesy, Ryo Tatsukawa
    Pages 1-55
  3. Patricia A. Rusin, Joan B. Rose, Charles N. Haas, Charles P. Gerba
    Pages 57-83
  4. Mika Sillanpää
    Pages 85-111
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 113-123

About this book

Introduction

International concern in scientific, industrial, and governmental communities of xenobiotics in foods and in both abiotic and biotic environments over traces has justified the present triumvirate of specialized publications in this field: comprehensive reviews, rapidly published research papers and progress reports, and archival documentations. These three international publications are inte­ grated and scheduled to provide the coherency essential for nonduplicative and current progress in a field as dynamic and complex as environmental contamina­ tion and toxicology. This series is reserved exclusively for the diversified litera­ ture on "toxic" chemicals in our food, our feeds, our homes, recreational and working surroundings, our domestic animals, our wildlife and ourselves. Tre­ mendous efforts worldwide have been mobilized to evaluate the nature, pres­ ence, magnitude, fate, and toxicology of the chemicals loosed upon the earth. Among the sequelae of this broad new emphasis is an undeniable need for an articulated set of authoritative publications, where one can find the latest impor­ tant world literature produced by these emerging areas of science together with documentation of pertinent ancillary legislation. Research directors and legislative or administrative advisers do not have the time to scan the escalating number of technical publications that may contain articles important to current responsibility. Rather, these individuals need the background provided by detailed reviews and the assurance that the latest infor­ mation is made available to them, all with minimal literature searching.

Keywords

Pathogen Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology bacteria contamination environment environmental contamination environmental contamination and toxicology environmental fate ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid pesticide pesticides polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) polychlorinated biphenyls residue toxicology

Editors and affiliations

  • George W. Ware
    • 1
  1. 1.TucsonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-1964-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-7358-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4612-1964-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0179-5953
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