Amphibians and agricultural chemicals: review of the risks in a complex environment.

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dc.contributor.author Mann, Reinier en_US
dc.contributor.author Hyne, Ross en_US
dc.contributor.author Catherine, Choung en_US
dc.contributor.author Wilson, Scott en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:43:09Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:43:09Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2008005935 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Mann Reinier et al. 2009, 'Amphibians and agricultural chemicals: review of the risks in a complex environment.', Elsevier, vol. 157, pp. 2903-2927. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0269-7491 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/8425
dc.description.abstract en_US
dc.description.abstract Agricultural landscapes, although often highly altered in nature, provide habitat for many species of amphibian. However, the persistence and health of amphibian populations are likely to be compromised by the escalating use of pesticides and other agricultural chemicals. This review examines some of the issues relating to exposure of amphibian populations to these chemicals and places emphasis on mechanisms of toxicity. Several mechanisms are highlighted, including those that may disrupt thyroid activity, retinoid pathways, and sexual differentiation. Special emphasis is also placed on the various interactions that may occur between different agro-chemicals and between chemicals and other environmental factors. We also examine the indirect effects on amphibian populations that occur when their surrounding pond communities are altered by chemicals. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2009.05.015 en_US
dc.title Amphibians and agricultural chemicals: review of the risks in a complex environment. en_US
dc.parent Environmental Pollution en_US
dc.journal.volume 157 en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.journal.number 11 en_US
dc.publocation Amsterdam en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 2903 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 2927 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Faculty of Science en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 039901 en_US
dc.personcode 998973 en_US
dc.personcode 103767 en_US
dc.personcode 0000052748 en_US
dc.personcode 0000051475 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Environmental Chemistry (incl. Atmospheric Chemistry) en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords en_US
dc.description.keywords Pesticides; Frog population changes; Amphibian development; Tadpoles; Fertilizers; Immuno-suppression; Endocrine disruption en_US


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