Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume
This book consists of four technical articles and an introduction that discusses the characteristics of persistent organic pollutant (POP) behavior, covering organic matter in lake sediments, degradation pathways of POPs and specific pesticides, and the adaptation mechanisms of bacteria. The contributing articles are from authors with different backgrounds and specialties from reputable organizations and institutions. The book analyzes the effects of POPs and their characteristic behavior in different environments. Readers will hopefully gain interesting knowledge from this book.Read more >Order hardcopy
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Open access peer-reviewed1. Introductory Chapter: Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
By Stephen Kudom Donyinah
Open access peer-reviewed2. Dissemination of Endosulfan into the Environment
By Claudia Rosales Landeros, Carlos Eduardo Barrera Díaz and Bryan Bilyeu
Open access peer-reviewed3. Degradation Pathways of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the Environment
By James T. Zacharia
Open access peer-reviewed4. Lake Sedimentary Environments and Roles of Accumulating Organic Matter in Biogeochemical Cycling Processes and Contaminants Loading Are Invasions of Water Hyacinth in Lake Victoria from 1989 a Concern?
By Job Mwamburi
Open access peer-reviewed5. The Adaptation Mechanisms of Bacteria Applied in Bioremediation of Hydrophobic Toxic Environmental Pollutants: How Indigenous and Introduced Bacteria Can Respond to Persistent Organic Pollutants-Induced Stress?
By Dercová Katarína, Murínová Slavomíra, Dudášová Hana, Lászlová Katarína and Horváthová Hana
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