Agrochemicals Detection Treatment and Remediation

Agrochemicals Detection, Treatment and Remediation focuses on the latest research surrounding the detection and remediation of a new generation of agrochemical contaminants. The book defines the occurrence, sources, types and effects of agrochemicals, including herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and soil fumigants in the environment. The book covers both advanced physical and chemical methods for the abatement of these emerging contaminants in environmental media. Environmental Engineers and Researchers will find this to be a valuable reference on advanced processes for resource recovery, including nanotechnology for the recovery of phosphate from fertilizer industry wastewater. Provides the latest physical and chemical methods used for the abatement of chemical fertilizers and pesticides Covers genetically engineered microbes for the remediation of a wide range of agrochemicals Presents methods for determining the occurrence, sources, types and effects of agrochemical on environmental media Includes unique case studies from across the globe

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  • Author : Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Pages : 694 pages
  • ISBN : 0081030185
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Agrochemicals Detection, Treatment and Remediation

Agrochemicals Detection, Treatment and Remediation
  • Author : Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 18 February 2020
GET THIS BOOKAgrochemicals Detection, Treatment and Remediation

Agrochemicals Detection, Treatment and Remediation focuses on the latest research surrounding the detection and remediation of a new generation of agrochemical contaminants. The book defines the occurrence, sources, types and effects of agrochemicals, including herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and soil fumigants in the environment. The book covers both advanced physical and chemical methods for the abatement of these emerging contaminants in environmental media. Environmental Engineers and Researchers will find this to be a valuable reference on advanced processes for resource recovery,

Waterborne Pathogens

Waterborne Pathogens
  • Author : Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad,Anna Grobelak
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 07 February 2020
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Waterborne Pathogens: Detection and Treatment delivers the tools and techniques on how to identify these contaminates and apply the most effective technology for their removal and treatment. Written for researchers and practicing professionals, the book starts with a brief, but readable, review of ubiquitous waterborne pathogens (primarily viruses, bacterial and parasitic protozoa). This coverage is followed by an in-depth discussion of the latest detection and treatment technologies, ranging from Biosensors, to Nanoconjugates, Membrane Based Technologies and Nanotechnology Treatment. Engineers and

Toxicity and Hazard of Agrochemicals

Toxicity and Hazard of Agrochemicals
  • Author : Marcelo Larramendy,Sonia Soloneski
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 22 July 2015
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This edited book, Toxicity and Hazard of Agrochemicals, is intended to provide an overview of toxicology that examines the hazardous effects of common agrochemicals employed every day in our agricultural practices. Furthermore, it is hoped that the information in the present book will be of value to those directly engaged in the handling and use of agrochemicals and that this book will continue to meet the expectations and needs of all interested in the different aspects of human and environmental

Aquananotechnology

Aquananotechnology
  • Author : Kamel A. Abd-Elsalam,Muhammad Zahid
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 December 2020
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Aquananotechnology: Applications of Nanomaterials for Water Purification focuses on the impacts of, and opportunities for, the application of nanotechnology to enhance water quality and the societal concerns surrounding the widespread use of nanotechnology in the water arena. Sections cover the use of nano-sensors for the detection of water pollutants, the control of waterborne pathogens, and the use of nano-biochar coal fly composites for phytoremdtions wastewater pollutants. In addition, the book explores the uses of nanoadsorbents for heavy metals, dyes, Arsenic,

Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination

Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination
  • Author : Maria C. Hernandez Soriano
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 26 March 2014
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Soil is an irreplaceable resource that sustains life on the planet, challenged by food and energy demands of an increasing population. Therefore, soil contamination constitutes a critical issue to be addressed if we are to secure the life quality of present and future generations. Integrated efforts from researchers and policy makers are required to develop sound risk assessment procedures, remediation strategies and sustainable soil management policies. Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination provides a wide depiction of current research in

Herbicides

Herbicides
  • Author : Andrew Price,Jessica Kelton,Lina Sarunaite
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 02 December 2015
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Herbicides are one of the most widely used groups of pesticides worldwide for controlling weedy species in agricultural and non-crop settings. Due to the extensive use of herbicides and their value in weed management, herbicide research remains crucial for ensuring continued effective use of herbicides while minimizing detrimental effects to ecosystems. Presently, a wide range of research continues to focus on the physiology of herbicide action, the environmental impact of herbicides, and safety. The authors of Herbicides, Physiology of Action,

The Future Role of Pesticides in US Agriculture

The Future Role of Pesticides in US Agriculture
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Commission on Life Sciences,Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Committee on the Future Role of Pesticides in US Agriculture
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 02 November 2000
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Although chemical pesticides safeguard crops and improve farm productivity, they are increasingly feared for their potentially dangerous residues and their effects on ecosystems. The Future Role of Pesticides explores the role of chemical pesticides in the decade ahead and identifies the most promising opportunities for increasing the benefits and reducing the risks of pesticide use. The committee recommends R&D, program, and policy initiatives for federal agriculture authorities and other stakeholders in the public and private sectors. This book presents

Application of Titanium Dioxide

Application of Titanium Dioxide
  • Author : Magdalena Janus
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 26 July 2017
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Titanium dioxide is mainly used as a pigment and photocatalyst. It is possible to find it in food, cosmetics, building materials, electric devices, and others. This book contains chapters about application of titanium dioxide in different branches of economy such as the agriculture, the food industry, the medicine, the cosmetics, the water treatment technologies, and the semiconductors.

Sustainable Agrochemistry

Sustainable Agrochemistry
  • Author : Sílvio Vaz Jr.
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 28 May 2019
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This book presents a broad range of technologies for sustainable agrochemistry, e.g. semiochemicals for pest management, nanotechnology for release of eco-friendly agrochemicals, and green chemistry principles for agriculture. It provides a concise introduction to sustainable agrochemistry for a professional audience, and highlights the main scientific and technological approaches that can be applied to modern agrochemistry. It also discusses various available technologies for reducing the negative impacts of agrochemicals on the environment and human health.

The Use of Drugs in Food Animals

The Use of Drugs in Food Animals
  • Author : National Research Council,Board on Agriculture,Panel on Animal Health, Food Safety, and Public Health,Committee on Drug Use in Food Animals
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 12 February 1999
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The use of drugs in food animal production has resulted in benefits throughout the food industry; however, their use has also raised public health safety concerns. The Use of Drugs in Food Animals provides an overview of why and how drugs are used in the major food-producing animal industries--poultry, dairy, beef, swine, and aquaculture. The volume discusses the prevalence of human pathogens in foods of animal origin. It also addresses the transfer of resistance in animal microbes to human pathogens

Soil and Water Quality

Soil and Water Quality
  • Author : National Research Council,Board on Agriculture,Committee on Long-Range Soil and Water Conservation Policy
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 February 1993
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How can the United States meet demands for agricultural production while solving the broader range of environmental problems attributed to farming practices? National policymakers who try to answer this question confront difficult trade-offs. This book offers four specific strategies that can serve as the basis for a national policy to protect soil and water quality while maintaining U.S. agricultural productivity and competitiveness. Timely and comprehensive, the volume has important implications for the Clean Air Act and the 1995 farm bill.

Environmental Remediation Technologies for Metal-Contaminated Soils

Environmental Remediation Technologies for Metal-Contaminated Soils
  • Author : Hiroshi Hasegawa,Ismail Md. Mofizur Rahman,Mohammad Azizur Rahman
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 28 September 2015
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This book presents a comprehensive and detailed description of remediation techniques for metal-contaminated soils derived from both natural processes and anthropogenic activities. Using a methodical, step-by-step presentation, the book starts by overviewing the origin of toxicants and the correlated comparative extent of contamination to the environment. The legal provisions as proposed or applied in different countries are then discussed to explain the global regulatory situation regarding soil contamination and the extent of consequent concern. The core part of this publication

Environmental Security Assessment and Management of Obsolete Pesticides in Southeast Europe

Environmental Security Assessment and Management of Obsolete Pesticides in Southeast Europe
  • Author : Lubomir I. Simeonov,Fliur Z. Macaev,Biana G. Simeonova
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 08 July 2014
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The present work is a fine contribution to the broad field of environmental security in the context of risk assessment and management of obsolete pesticides for the region of Southeast Europe. The purpose of this book is to evaluate the existing knowledge of improper disposal of obsolete pesticides in the region, to estimate the associated impact on environmental health, and to develop recommendations to mitigate or eliminate threats posed to the environment, biodiversity and human life. The issues discussed in

The Use and Storage of Methyl Isocyanate (MIC) at Bayer CropScience

The Use and Storage of Methyl Isocyanate (MIC) at Bayer CropScience
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology,Committee on Inherently Safer Chemical Processes: The Use of Methyl Isocyanate (MIC) at Bayer CropScience
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 31 July 2012
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The use of hazardous chemicals such as methyl isocyanate can be a significant concern to the residents of communities adjacent to chemical facilities, but is often an integral part of the chemical manufacturing process. In order to ensure that chemical manufacturing takes place in a manner that is safe for workers, members of the local community, and the environment, the philosophy of inherently safer processing can be used to identify opportunities to eliminate or reduce the hazards associated with chemical