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Title Hormones and pharmaceuticals generated by concentrated animal feeding operations : transport in water and soil / Laurence S. Shore, Amy Pruden, editors
Published New York : Springer Verlag, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xii, 147 pages) : illustrations
Series Emerging topics in ecotoxicology ; 1
Emerging topics in ecotoxicology ; 1.
Contents Introduction -- Defining CAFOs -- Steroid Hormones and Enzymes -- Steroid Hormones Generated by CAFOs -- Transport of Steroids in Surface Waters -- Physiochemical Characterization of Steroid Hormones in Soil Columns -- Transport of Steroids in Soil Under Field Conditions -- Tracking Sources of CAFO Pollution -- Soil Ecology and Factors Affecting Biomass -- Production and Transport of Antibiotics from CAFOs -- Antibiotic Resistant Genes in Soil Bacteria -- Effects of Steroid Hormones on Aquatic and Soil Organisms -- Organic Compounds Used in Aquaculture -- Organic Compounds Used in Animal Husbandry -- Impact and Risk Assessment -- Management Approaches to Dealing with Pharmaceuticals and Hormones from CAFOs
Summary This book examines how hormones, antibiotics and pharmaceuticals generated from concentrated animal feeding operations of cattle, poultry, swine and aquaculture are transported in water and soil
Analysis milieu
environmental chemistry
environmental monitoring
environmental analysis
terrestrische ecologie
terrestrial ecology
Environmental Sciences (General)
Milieuwetenschappen (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Environmental toxicology.
Feeds -- Toxicology
Agricultural pollution.
Hormones in animal nutrition.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- Pollution Control.
Feeds -- Toxicology.
Agricultural pollution.
Hormones in animal nutrition.
Environmental toxicology.
Sciences de la terre.
Agricultural pollution.
Environmental toxicology.
Feeds -- Toxicology.
Hormones in animal nutrition.
Form Electronic book
Author Shore, Laurence S.
Pruden, Amy
ISBN 9780387928340