Books  Environmental Science  Effects of Contaminants 

Agricultural Chemicals and the Environment

Series: Issues in Environmental Science and Technology Volume: 5

Edited By: R E Hester and R M Harrison

127 pages, Figs, tabs

Royal Society of Chemistry

Paperback | May 1996 | #56810 | ISBN: 0854042202
Availability: Usually dispatched within 6 days Details
NHBS Price: £29.95 $38/€35 approx

About this book

Shows both the benefits and drawbacks of the use of fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides in agricultural production.


Contents

Fertilizers and nitrate leaching, T.M. Addiscott; eutrophication of natural waters and toxic algal blooms, A.J.D. Ferguson, M.J. Pearson and C.S. Reynolds; impact of agricultural pesticides on water quality, Kathryn R. Eke, Alan D. Barnden and David J. Tester; agricultural nitrogen and emissions to the atmosphere, D. Fowler, M.A. Sutton, U. Skiba and K.J. Hargreaves; drugs and dietary additives, their use in animal production and potential environmental consequences, T. Acamovic and C.S. Stewart; detection, analysis and risk assessment of cyanobacterial toxins, Steven G. Bell and Geoffrey A. Codd.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!


Biography

Ronald E Hester is at the University of York, UK Roy M Harrison OBE is at the University of Birmingham, UK

Bestsellers in this subject

Environmental Modelling

NHBS Price: £129.00 $162/€152 approx

Silent Spring

NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€12 approx

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics

NHBS Price: £99.99 $126/€117 approx

Methods and Techniques for Cleaning-up Contaminated Sites

NHBS Price: £70.99 $89/€83 approx

The Fate of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the North Sea

NHBS Price: £96.99 $122/€114 approx