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Cover for Handling pesticides.

This chapter provides key questions on handling of pesticides used for the urban pest management industry. These pesticides are selective in their toxicity to affect the survival, development, and reproduction of the target pest species, and they have greater adverse effects on pests than on humans ...

Author(s)
Partho Dhang; Koehler, P. G.; Pereira, R. M.; Dye, D. D., II
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620155)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Poultry chemotherapy and antimicrobials.

The selection, mode of treatment, drug delivery methods, efficacy, adverse effects and alternatives to antibiotics for the treatment of bacterial diseases in poultry are described.

Author(s)
Clark, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245042)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Therapy.

This chapter describes the dosage, efficacy and adverse effects of anti-arrhythmic agents used to treat arrhythmia in horses.

Author(s)
Mitchell, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240825)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ionic regulation.

In this chapter the effect of climate change on ionoregulation in fishes was discussed. Ionoregulation in fishes is essential for survival and success, and osmoregulatory failure is often observed as a precursor to death. The two main climate change factors that are considered in this chapter are:...

Author(s)
Wilson, J. M.; Guerreiro, P. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Treatment of emotional distress and disorders - pharmacologic methods.

A brief discussion on the indications, contraindications, dosing protocols, costs, and other issues for all medications that may benefit a patient's psychological well-being was presented.

Author(s)
Crowell-Davis, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Metallic elements.

Individual heavy metals are markedly different in intrinsic chemical properties, resulting in unique features, but common themes may be just as significant in several respects, including in this book chapter: origin, environmental distribution, electronic waste recycling risks, uptake and...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245189)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Somaclonal variation in clonal crops: containing the bad, exploring the good.

Somaclonal variation describes random cellular changes in plants regenerated through tissue culture. It occurs in certain crops that undergo micropropagation and has been recorded in different explant sources, from leaves and shoots to meristems and embryos. In banana (Musa spp.), a clonal crop...

Author(s)
Roux, N.; Chase, R.; Houwe, I. van den; Chao ChihPing; Perrier, X.; Jacquemoud-Collet, J. P.; Sardos, J.; Rouard, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249095)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental endocrine-disrupting chemicals and human health.

Many environmental pollutant chemicals have been now found to interfere in the actions of hormones and have been termed endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs). They may act by altering hormone synthesis in the endocrine gland, by altering transport of the hormone to the target site or by interfering ...

Author(s)
Darbre, P. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pharmacoeconomic implications of antimicrobial adverse events.

This chapter gives an overview about: pharmacoeconomic perspectives; indirect costs of antimicrobial therapy; costs of adverse effects. In summary, antibiotic adverse events are not usually considered as a 'hidden cost' to hospitals of antimicrobial therapy. However, the impact of these adverse...

Author(s)
Cunha, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter

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