By Ian R. Falconer
Crimson tides within the sea and vibrant eco-friendly lakes and rivers have gotten gains of our degraded international atmosphere. those occasions, as a result of algae and the pollution they produce, are frequently linked to poisoning of individuals or cattle leading to damage to health and wellbeing and fiscal loss.
This quantity offers definitive info at the identity of toxin marine and freshwater algae, the regimen research and results of algal pollutants, their veterinary and public overall healthiness influence, and on keep watch over measures in present use.
Professionals within the nutrition and water undefined, and people operating in public healthiness and environmental ecology will locate this e-book tremendous priceless
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Algal Toxins in Seafood and Drinking Water by Ian R. Falconer