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Authors: Paul De Costa and Peter Bezerra 
Book Description:
Antimicrobial agents, called fungicides, sporicides or biocides have long been used to control, prevent and remediate microbial growth. Currently public concern about the impact of pesticides, including fungicides, on human health is greater than ever before. Pesticides are essential in agricultural production, but they constitute a potential risk to humans who are exposed to them directly through various ways and indirectly through diet. In vitro techniques used to study in vitro metabolism and interactions are briefly described in this book, summarizing the metabolic and kinetic properties of selected fungicides. Different analytical methods are reported in the literature for the analysis of fungicides. Developments in the methods devoted to fungicide analysis in environmental samples over the past 15 years are also looked at. In addition, biological contaminants, especially mold in buildings, which are known to act as sources of indoor air pollution, discomfort, asthma and pulmonary disease in building occupants and antimicrobial treatments of indoor mold and bacteria are reviewed. This book shows the current situation of the analysis of fungicide residues in environmental, biological and food samples, describing the analytical methods used for their determination. Finally, this book skoes the current research on adaptation and resistance to agricultural fungicides.

Table of Contents:

Short Communications
Behavior of Aerial Applied 4, 5, 6, 7-tetrachlorophthalide in Air, Water and Soil;pp. 1-12
(Kuniaki Kawata, Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Sciences, Niigata, Japan)

Antifungal Activities of Glycolypids Secreted by the Yeast;pp. 13-24
(Tatyana Kulakovskaya, Ekaterina Kulakovskaya, Wladyslav Golubev, Skryabin Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)

Metabolic and Interaction Properties of Selected Fungicides;pp. 25-62
(Khaled Abass, Petri Reponen, Olavi Pelkonen, Univ. of Oulu, Finland)

Analytical Methodology for Ultra-trace Detection and Quantification of Fungicides and Other Priority Substances Concerned by European Regulations in Environmental Parts;pp. 63-89
(Jean-Baptiste Baugros, Service Central d'Analyse CNRS USR, France, Cecile Cren-Olive, Laboratoire de Chimiometrie, Service Central d'Analyse CNRS USR, Pierre Lanteri, Laboratoire de Chimiometrie, Marie-Florence Grenier-Loustalot, Service Central d'Analyse CNRS USR, France)

Antimicrobial Compounds Produced by Plant Endophytic Fungi;pp. 91-119
(Ligang Zhou, Jianglin Zhao, Lijian Xu, Yongfu Huang, Dept. of Plant Pathology, China Agricultural Univ., Beijing, China)

Health and Environmental Risks of the Fungicide and Biocide Dichlofluanid (A Review);pp. 121-145
(N. Kovalkovicova, Univ. of Veterinary Medicine, Slovak Republic, I. Sutiakova, Univ. of Presov, Slovak Republic, J. Pistl, J. Legath, V. Sutiak, Univ. of Veterinary Medicine, Slovak Republic)

Effect of Tolylfluanid on Micronucleus Induction in Sheep Peripheral Blood Lymphocytes In Vitro;pp. 147-166
(I. Sutiakova, Univ. of Presov, Slovak Republic, N. Kovalkovicova, J. Legath, V. Sutiak, Univ. of Veterinary Medicine, Slovak Republic)

Antimicrobial Treatments of Indoor Mold and Bacteria;pp. 167-185
(Marc Menetrez, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Air Pollution Prevention and Control Division, Research Triange Park, North Carolina)

Determination of Fungicide Residues in Environmental Samples;pp. 187-228
(Graciela Escandar, Instituto de Quimica Rosario, Univ. Nacional de Rosario, Argentina)

Global Adaptive Response and Resistance to Agricultural Fungicides: Lessons from Yeast and Phytopathogenic Fungi;pp. 229-253
(Tania Cabrito, Miguel Teixeira, Isabel Sa-Correia, Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisboa, Portugal)

Fungicide Residue Analysis in Environment, Biological and Food Samples: A Review;pp. 255-297
(Lidia Ravelo-Perez, Univ. de La Laguna, Espana, Javier Hernandez-Borges, Instituto Canario de Investigaciones Agrarias, Espana, Miguel Angel Rodriguez-Delgado, Univ. de La Laguna, Espana)

Determination of Benzimidazole Compounds in Food and Environmental Samples: A Review;pp. 299-334
(C. Cacho, C. Perez-Conde, Analytical Chenistry Dept., Univ. Complutense de Madrid, Spain)

Disappearance of Fungicides in Fresh and Processed Agricultural Products. Influence of the Elaboration Techniques;pp. 335-360
(Paula Paya, Jose Oliva, Alberto Barba, Dept. Agricultural Chemistry, Geology and Pedology, Univ. of Murcia, Spain)

Apple Scab and Powdery Mildew Demethylation Inhibitor (DMI) Fungicide Resistance in Apple, Cherry, and Rose;pp. 361-377
(Peter Sholberg, Julie Boule, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre, Brittish Columbia, Canada)

Occurrence, Problems, Analysis and Removal of Filamentous Fungi in Drinking Water;pp. 379-399
(R. Russell M. Paterson, Univ. do Minho, Campus de Gualtar, Braga, Portugal, Gunhild Hageskal, Ida Skaar, National Veterinary Institute, Oslo, Norway, Nelson Lima, Univ. do Minho, Campus de Gualtar, Braga, Portugal)


   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 7 x 10, pp.427
   ISBN: 978-1-60692-631-4
   Status: AV
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