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Chemical fallout; [electronic resource] current research on persistent pesticides, edited by Morton W. Miller and George G. Berg. With a foreword by Aser Rothstein.

Contributor(s): Miller, Morton W, 1936- [ed.] | Berg, George G, 1919- [ed.] | University of Rochester. Dept. of Radiation Biology and Biophysics.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Springfield, Ill., Thomas [1969]Description: xxii, 531 p. illus. 24 cm.Subject(s): Pesticides -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses | Pesticides -- Toxicology -- Congresses | Mercury Poisoning -- Congresses | Pesticides -- Congresses | Pesticides -- poisoning -- Congresses | Pesticides -- Résidus -- Aspect de l'environnement -- Congrès | Pesticides -- Toxicologie -- Congrès | Kongress | Pestizid | ToxizitätDDC classification: 632/.95 Other classification: MED 950f | UMW 190f Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Foreword / Aser Rothstein -- Introduction: a view from the podium / George G. Berg -- Chlorinated hydrocarbons in marine ecosystems / R. W. Risebrough -- Pesticides and the Western Grebe / S. G. Herman, R. L. Garrett and R. L. Rudd -- Persistence of pesticide residues in soils / P. C. Kearney, R. G. Nash and A. R. Isensee -- Conversion of mercury compounds / A. Jernelov -- Methylmercury compounds in animal foods / G. Westoo -- The toxicity problem- comments by an applied insect ecologist / R. van den Bosch -- Organochlorine insecticides and bird populations in Britain / J. Robinson -- Tissue residues of dieldrin in relation to mortality in birds and mammals / W. H. Stickel, L. F. Stickel and J. W. Spann -- The significance of DDT residues in esturaine fauna / P. A. Butler -- Mercury contamination of the environment in Sweden / A. G. Johnels and T. Westermark -- Neurological symptoms from concentration of mecury in the brain / T. Suzuki -- Risk of methylmercury cumulation in man and mammals and the relation between body burden of methylmercury and toxic effects / F. Berglund and M. Berlin -- Isotope exchange methods in studies of the biotransformation of organomercurial compounds in experimental conditions / T. W. Clarkson -- Pesticide levels in humans in a variety of natural and experimental conditions / J. L. Radomski and Wm. B. Deichmann -- Enzyme action on halogen-containing particles / R. G. Young -- The significance of residues in pheasant tissues resulting from chronic exposure to DDT / E. G. Hunt, J. A. Azevedo, jr., L. A. Woods, jr., and W. T. Castle -- Chronic cold exposure and DDT toxicity / A. S. W. deFreitas, J. S. Hart and H. V. Morley -- Chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides and avian reproduction: how are they related? / C. F. Wurster, jr. -- Effect of chlorinated insecticides on steriod metabolism / R. M. Welch, W. Levin, and A. H. Conney -- Studies of intracellular distribution of mercury / T. Norseth -- Human risk evaluation for various populations in Sweden due to methylmercury in fish / F. Berglund and M. Berlin -- The influence of other factors on the toxicity of pesticides / W. F. Durham -- Detection and control of pesticide poisoning: a public health problem / I. West -- Effects of chlorinated hyrdocarbons on smaller animals as guides in the design of experiments with human volunteers / J. H. Wills -- The procedure for processing information on pesticides / D. A. Spencer.
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A proceedings publication of the Rochester conferences on toxicity, organized by the Department of Radiation Biology and Biophysics, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York.

Includes bibliographical references.

Foreword / Aser Rothstein -- Introduction: a view from the podium / George G. Berg -- Chlorinated hydrocarbons in marine ecosystems / R. W. Risebrough -- Pesticides and the Western Grebe / S. G. Herman, R. L. Garrett and R. L. Rudd -- Persistence of pesticide residues in soils / P. C. Kearney, R. G. Nash and A. R. Isensee -- Conversion of mercury compounds / A. Jernelov -- Methylmercury compounds in animal foods / G. Westoo -- The toxicity problem- comments by an applied insect ecologist / R. van den Bosch -- Organochlorine insecticides and bird populations in Britain / J. Robinson -- Tissue residues of dieldrin in relation to mortality in birds and mammals / W. H. Stickel, L. F. Stickel and J. W. Spann -- The significance of DDT residues in esturaine fauna / P. A. Butler -- Mercury contamination of the environment in Sweden / A. G. Johnels and T. Westermark -- Neurological symptoms from concentration of mecury in the brain / T. Suzuki -- Risk of methylmercury cumulation in man and mammals and the relation between body burden of methylmercury and toxic effects / F. Berglund and M. Berlin -- Isotope exchange methods in studies of the biotransformation of organomercurial compounds in experimental conditions / T. W. Clarkson -- Pesticide levels in humans in a variety of natural and experimental conditions / J. L. Radomski and Wm. B. Deichmann -- Enzyme action on halogen-containing particles / R. G. Young -- The significance of residues in pheasant tissues resulting from chronic exposure to DDT / E. G. Hunt, J. A. Azevedo, jr., L. A. Woods, jr., and W. T. Castle -- Chronic cold exposure and DDT toxicity / A. S. W. deFreitas, J. S. Hart and H. V. Morley -- Chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides and avian reproduction: how are they related? / C. F. Wurster, jr. -- Effect of chlorinated insecticides on steriod metabolism / R. M. Welch, W. Levin, and A. H. Conney -- Studies of intracellular distribution of mercury / T. Norseth -- Human risk evaluation for various populations in Sweden due to methylmercury in fish / F. Berglund and M. Berlin -- The influence of other factors on the toxicity of pesticides / W. F. Durham -- Detection and control of pesticide poisoning: a public health problem / I. West -- Effects of chlorinated hyrdocarbons on smaller animals as guides in the design of experiments with human volunteers / J. H. Wills -- The procedure for processing information on pesticides / D. A. Spencer.

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