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Author Korogodina, V. L.

Title Radiation-induced processes of adaptation : research by statistical modelling / Victoria L. Korogodina, Boris Florko, Ludmila P. Osipova
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2013]
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Contents Introduction -- Disturbance of Hereditary Material Reserves Is the Main Instrument of Stress -- Excursus on Statistical Modelling for Population Biology. Statistical Solution of Some Radiobiological Tasks -- Non-linearity Induced by Low-Dose Rates Irradiation. Lab Experiments on Pea Seeds -- Adaptation and Genetic Instability in Ecology. Study of the Influence of Nuclear Station Fallout on Plant Populations -- Instability Process Across Generations. Consequences of Nuclear Test Fallout for Inhabitants -- Conclusion -- Applications
Summary In recent decades radiobiologists' efforts have been directed at identifying the mechanisms of radiation effects; the general mechanisms have since been studied extensively. This book describes and analyzes radiation-induced adaptation as processes produced in cells, tissues, and populations. This viewpoint helps to understand the nature and factors of induced processes, to determine the characteristics of observed radiation effects and their limitations. The investigations presented here were founded on proper lab experiments, ecological studies of plant population growth near an operating nu
Analysis Environmental sciences
Epidemiology
Statistics
Environmental protection
Environmental Medicine
Environment
Effects of Radiation/Radiation Protection
Environmental Health
Math. Appl. in Environmental Science
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Radiobiology -- Statistical methods.
Adaptation (Biology)
Form Electronic book
Author Florko, Boris V.
Osipova, Ludmila P.
LC no. 2013939262
ISBN 9400766300 (electronic bk.)
9789400766303 (electronic bk.)