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Zinc hazards to plants and animals with emphasis on fishery and wildlife resources

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Edited by:
Paul N. Cheremisinoff

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Abstract

Ecological and toxicological aspects of zinc in the environment are reviewed with emphasis on natural resources. Subtopics include sources and uses; chemical and biochemical properties; carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, teratogenicity; background concentrations in biological and nonbiological compartments; effects of zinc deficiency; toxic and sublethal effects on terrestrial plants and invertebrates, aquatic organisms, birds, and mammals; and recommendations for the protection of sensitive resources.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Book chapter
Publication Subtype:
Book Chapter
Title:
Zinc hazards to plants and animals with emphasis on fishery and wildlife resources
Year Published:
1997
Language:
English
Publisher:
Gulf Publishing Company
Publisher location:
Houston, Texas
Contributing office(s):
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description:
xiii, 802
Larger Work Type:
Book
Larger Work Subtype:
Other Government Series
Larger Work Title:
Ecological Issues and Environmental Impact Assessment
First page:
443
Last page:
537