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A Commitment to the Future: Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection
(United Nations Environment Programme, 1992)
Between 1974 and 1992 I gave more than 600 statements and lectures on various aspects of the environment to governmental meetings, scientific conferences, international gatherings and non-governmental organizations. This ...
Beyond Silent Spring: Integrated Pest Management and Chemical Safety
(Chapman & Hall, 1996)
More than 32 years ago, Rachel Carson's Silent Spring appeared upon the scene as a landmark of literary achievement which contributed greatly to the foundation of the modern environmental movement. Rachel Carson had designed ...
Vanadium in the Environment - MARC Report Number 2
The purpose of this paper is to review the published literature on vanadium insofar as it relates to environmental problems. A summary is given of vanadium concentrations in soil, water, air, fossil fuels and biological ...
Suggestions for the Development of a Hazard Evaluation Procedure for Potentially Toxic Chemicals - MARC Report Number 3
This document presents initial thinking on the development of a methodology designed to identify those chemicals being released into the environment which are likely to cause undue perturbations in essential biological processes.
The Ecology of Fungi: Producers of Mycotoxins
Fungi are omnipresent organisms. There is no media where they are not present. Fungi have broad adaptive properties and therefore occupy most varied ecological niches which are most frequently inaccessible for other ...
Morphological Methods in the Study of Mycotoxins
Morphological methods of research are capable of resolving independent tasks, nevertheless more often than not, they are applied jointly with other (functional) methods. Morphofunctional methods of research allow for a ...
A Mycological Study of the Producers of Stachybotryotoxins and Fusariotoxins (T-2-Toxin, Zearalenone)
The Stachybotry alternans fungus is a cellulolytic saprophytes. Under natural conditions it well develops celluloserich substrates; straw, hay, grain, various weeds, and plant remains. It attacks cotton, hemp articles, ...
Multidetection of Mycotoxins in Grain Extracts and Fungi Cultures
Plant products may incorporate, at the same time, several mycotoxins, for instance, aflatoxins, kojic acid and zearalenone or ochratoxins and citrinin or other combinations of mycotoxins. Their presence is stipulated by ...