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Toxicology of Reptiles

Series: New Perspectives: Toxicology and the Environment Series

Edited By: Susan C Gardner and Eva Oberdoerster

384 pages, no illustrations

Taylor & Francis

Hardback | Dec 2005 | #152891 | ISBN: 0849327156
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NHBS Price: £121.00 $148/€136 approx

About this book

The reptile class of organisms form a major part of nearly all ecosystems, playing a pivotal role in the health of our environment. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of knowledge in reptilian target-organ toxicology. This well-illustrated text addresses the issues of contaminants that affect terrestrial, freshwater and marine species, often drawing illuminating comparisons with non-reptilian species. It covers all major contaminant classes, emphasizing those of the greatest current concern. This unique, target-organ based approach makes this book a valuable tool for students and researchers in environmental toxicology, wildlife toxicology, and reptilian biology.

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