"Environmental Pollution: Health and Toxicology" in twenty three chapters covers a wide range of problems from pollution to the toxicity of heavy metals, pesticides, organic solvents, chemical warfare agents, biological weapons to animal and plant toxins providing an indepth understanding of different types of pollution and their health effects in man, animal and plants. It offers a comprehensive account on general and applied toxicology. This book will serve as an ideal text book for students studying environmental pollution, ecology, toxicology, public health, environmental chemistry, medical toxicology, pharmacy and related disciplines. New to the Second Edition: information on: Chemical Warfare Agents; Biological Warfare Threats; Animal and Plant Toxins.
S. V. S. Rana.: Department of Zoology, Ch. Charan Singh University Meerut
Preface to the Second Edition / Preface to the First Edition / Pollution / Air Pollution / Water Pollution / Marine Pollution / Noise Pollution / Radioactive Pollution / Solid Waste Pollution / Soil and Land Pollution / Environment and Community Health / Ecotoxicology / Occupational Health / Fundamentals of Toxicology / Toxicity of Heavy Metals / Toxicity of Pesticides / Toxicology of Organic Solvents / Detoxication Mechanisms (Phase-I and Phase-II Reactions) / Environmental Carcinogenesis / Environmental Health Risk Assessment / Human Toxicity / New Trends in Toxicology / Chemical Warfare Agents / Biological Warfare Threats / Natural Toxins / Glossary.