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Title Soils and human health [electronic resource] / edited by Eric C. Brevik, Lynn C. Burgess.
Publication Info. Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2013.
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Description xvi, 391 p. : ill., 26 cm. + 1 DVD-ROM
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An introduction to soil science basics / Eric C. Brevik -- Soils and human health: an overview / Eric C. Brevik -- Soil, heavy metals, and human health / Richard Morgan -- Organic pollutants in soil / Lynn C. Burgess -- Human disease from introduced and resident soilborne pathogens / Thomas E. Loynachan -- Radioactive elements in soil: interactions, health risks, remediation and monitoring / Charles E. Turick, Anna S. Knox, and Wendy W. Kuhne -- Soil's influence on water quality and human health / Martin F. Helmke and Russell L. Losco -- Geophagy: an anthropological perspective / Jacques M. Henry and F. Daniel Cring -- Soil minerals, organisms, and human health: medicinal uses of soils and soil materials / Monday Mbila -- Soils, human health, and wealth: a complicated relationship / Lee Burras, Mary Nyasimi, and Lorna Butler -- Human contact with plants and soils for health and well-being / Joseph R. Heckman -- Organic farming: impacts on soil, food, and human health / Patrick M. Carr ... [et al.] -- Addressing soil impacts on public health: issues and recommendations / Roni A. Neff, Cheryl Carmona, and Rebecca Kanter -- Soils and food security / Winfried E.H. Blum and Stephen Nortcliff -- Soils, climate, and human adaptability: review of history in the Holocene / Miroslav KutĂ­lek and Donald R. Nielsen -- Climate change, soils, and human health / Eric C. Brevik.
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Subject Soils.
Soils -- Health aspects.
Soil science.
Soils -- Environmental aspects.
Soils and climate.
Added Author Brevik, Eric C.
Burgess, Lynn C.
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ISBN 9781439844540 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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