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Main Title Phosphorus in the environment, its chemistry and biochemistry.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Porter, Ruth.
FitzSimons, David W.
new ser., 57. Ciba Foundation.
Publisher Elsevier/Excerpta Medica/North Holland,
Year Published 1978
Report Number 78004289
OCLC Number 03748547
ISBN 0444900314; 9780444900319; 9021940639 (Excerpta Medica); 9789021940632 (Excerpta Medica)
Subjects Phosphorus--Environmental aspects--Congresses ; Phosphorus--Congresses ; Environment--Congresses ; Phosphorus--Congresses ; Ecologia ; Poluicao ambiental ; Nao metais e seus compostos (quimica) ; Phosphorus ; Phosphorus--Environmental aspects
Additional Subjects Phosphorus--Congresses ; Phosphorus--Environmental aspects--Congresses
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EKBM  QH545.P5S95 1977 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 01/01/1988
Collation ix, 320 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Proceedings of the Symposium on the Economy and Chemistry of Phosphorus, held at the Ciba Foundation, London, 13-15th Sept. 1977. Editors: Ruth Porter and David W. FitzSimons. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Notes
Phosphorus, a general introduction / R.J.P. Williams -- Phosphorus and mankind's problems today / John R. Van Wazer -- World resources of phosphorus / Johan W. Brinck -- Some economic and technical factors affecting use of phosphate raw materials / Guerry H. McClellan, Travis P. Hignett -- Modern mankind's influence on the natural cycles of phosphorus / E.J. Griffith -- Phosphorus biochemistry / R.J.P. Williams -- The organic chemistry of phosphate transfer / Anthony J. Kirby -- The biological importance of organophosphorus compounds containing a carbon-phosphorus bond / Thomas D. Inch -- Metabolic factors and the utilization of phosphorus by plants / B.C. Loughman -- Phosphorus cycles of forest and upland grassland ecosystems and some effects of land management practices / A.F. Harrison -- Phosphorus and the eutrophication of lakes : a personal view / C.S. Reynolds -- The dissipation of phosphorus in sewage and sewage effluents / R.W. Collingwood -- Balance sheet for phosphorus in the UK / J.C. Bowman -- The use of phosphate in detergents and possible replacements for phosphate / P.A. Gilbert, A.L. De Jong -- The rationale for a ban on detergent phosphate in the Great Lakes Basin / Gerorger R. Alexander Jr. -- Can the availability of phosphorus be critical for mankind? / R.J.P. Williams.