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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Pesticide effects on terrestrial wildlife /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Somerville, L.
Walker, C. H.
Publisher Taylor & Francis,
Year Published 1990
OCLC Number 21332706
ISBN 0850667674; 9780850667677
Subjects Pesticides and wildlife--Congresses. ; Pesticides--Environmental aspects--Congresses. ; Landtiere ; Pestizidbelastung ; Pflanzenschutzmittel ; Toxizitèat ; Wildtiere ; Schaden ; Wild ; Pestizid ; Aufsatzsammlung
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ELDM  QH545.P4P4784 1990 NHEERL/MED Library/Duluth,MN 08/26/2013
Collation xiv, 404 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Proceedings of an international workshop on terrestrial field testing of pesticides, held at Selwyn College, Cambridge, in September, 1988. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Why are field trials necessary? -- Current testing in the sequence of development of a pesticide -- Objectives of terrestrial field studies -- Distribution of pesticides and potential exposure of non-target organisms following application -- Changes of residues in soil and plant surfaces following pesticide application : bioaccumulation in plants -- Estimating exposure : the identification of species at risk and routes of exposure -- Evaluative models and field work in estimating exposure of pesticides -- Estimating density and reproductive parameters for terrestrial field testing with birds -- Assessment of survival methods used in wildlife trials -- Organization and interpretation of pesticide exposure studies for assessing the safety of pesticides to vertebrate wildlife of the Federal Republic of Germany -- Biochemical effects of pesticides exploitable in field testing -- Behavioural effects in field tests of pesticides -- Binomial design to refute the hazard to non-target wildlife associated with the use of a pesticide -- Contrasting approaches to field trial design -- Comments on statistical aspects of the "Guidance document for contrasting terrestrial field studies" -- Intensive study versus extensive monitoring in pesticide field trials -- Review of current field methods to assess the effects of pesticides on wildlife -- Sample size and area : implications based on long-term monitoring of partridges -- Integrated laboratory and field approach for assessing hazards of pesticide exposure to wildlife -- Problems in the estimation of percent mortality in carcass searching studies -- Acceptability of pesticide-induced damage to wildlife -- Population dynamics in relation to pesticide use, with particular reference to birds and mammals -- Use of terrestrial field data in the practical application of ecological risk assessment principles -- Risk assessment models for terrestrial effects of pesticides.