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Cover for Cyanobacterial toxins.

Cyanobacteria are capable of producing a wide range of low-molecular-weight toxic compounds, largely identified as a result of poisoning incidents and through meticulous screening of cyanobacterial strains and blooms. Their molecular modes of action vary and can include hepatotoxic and neurotoxic...

Author(s)
Metcalf, J. S.; Souza, N. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Invasive alien plant impacts on human health and well-being.

In this chapter we review, based on information available in scientific literature and reports, the most common negative direct impacts of invasive alien plants and Cyanobacteria on human health and well-being. Poisonous or toxic plants, i.e. plants containing toxic compounds, may impact human...

Author(s)
Lazzaro, L.; Essl, F.; Lugliè, A.; Padedda, B. M.; Pyšek, P.; Brundu, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Non-infectious disorders of coldwater fish.

This chapter presents the non-infectious disorders of coldwater finfish (marine and fresh water). Focus is given on the clinical signs, histopathological lesions, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of production problems (smolt failure in salmonids, stress, behaviour-related problems and...

Author(s)
Schmidt-Posthaus, H.; Marcos-López, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Non-infectious disorders of warmwater fish.

This chapter gives an overview on aspects of current finfish cage culture, such as environmental and anthropogenic related problems, stress and nutritional imbalance and the development of abnormalities which may affect growth and increase disease susceptibility.

Author(s)
Soares, F.; Fernández, I.; Costas, B.; Gavaia, P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Control of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cryptosporidium</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Giardia</i> in surface water by disinfection.

The Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) serves the Greater Vancouver, BC, area, delivering water to 18 Lower Mainland municipalities, which in turn deliver water to approximately 2.1 million people. Water is collected from three mountainous watersheds: Capilano, Coquitlam and Seymour. The...

Author(s)
Hargy, T. M.; Clancy, J. L.; Landry, L. P.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933913)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nitrate in fresh water and nitrous oxide in the atmosphere.

In this chapter, nitrate in groundwater, farming activities above aquifers, and nitrogen removal from groundwater, are briefly described with reference to UK conditions. Nitrogen in surface waters is discussed in terms of algal blooms, large water plants, and nutrient enrichment. The concept of the ...

Author(s)
Addiscott, T. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999135)
Type
Book chapter

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