Environmental Toxicology of Pesticides provides an overview of the state of knowledge in the major pesticidal subject areas and describes the efforts and approaches underway in solving or understanding these problems. The book emerged from the United States-Japan seminar on ""Environmental Toxicology of Pesticides"" held in Oiso, Japan, in October 1971. The purpose of the seminar was to discuss and exchange ideas and technology on the problems associated with pesticidal contamination in these two countries. The book is organized into eight parts. Part I reviews pesticide use and contamination levels in Japan, the United States, and Britain. Part II examines the environmental impact of mercury. Part III presents studies on chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticides. Part IV examines the effects of fungicides, herbicides, organophosphates, and carbamates. Part V deals with the microbial degradation of pesticides. Part VI examines the photodecomposition of pesticides. Part VII investigates the biological effects of pesticides on wildlife. Part VIII deals with the development of new pesticides.
Accounting in Business, Fifth Edition provides a concise discussion of accounting concepts and integrates accounting theories to applications. The book is comprised of 20 chapters that are organized into four parts. The text first presents the scope and environment of business accounting, and then proceeds to covering the theories and practice of financial accounting. The coverage of the book includes bookkeeping; the valuation and depreciation of fixed assets; and capital structure and financial reporting. Next, the title reviews the planning and control aspects of finance, which include budgets and budgetary control; management of working capital; and performance analysis. The last part deals with the relationship between accounting and society. The book will be of great use to undergraduate students and professionals of accounting.
Law in the Study of Business deals with the relationship between the field of law and the study of business. The text specifically discusses the program's courses, the criticisms, and the different problems that have emerged. The book begins by enumerating the various courses or subjects that business studies include. It also talks about other programs that require the study of law. The syllabus is listed and a breakdown of the program's first three years is discussed. The book also lists critics of the program and discusses what the criticisms are. Opinions of other business professionals as well as the author's personal take on the matter are given in the same chapter. The last parts of the book talk about variations in teaching law, law teaching methods, and the author's conclusions regarding the business study program. The reference material provides excellent information for those who are interested in entering either law or business programs and for those who teach business.
Good Health in the Tropics: Advice to Travelers and Settlers presents a comprehensive health advice to those who are planning to travel to the tropics. The book is divided into two sections. Section I: Before Departure discusses what travelers should do before leaving the country such as medical and dental overhaul, immunization to take, clothes to wear, and medical supplies to bring. Section II: After Arrival focuses on the aspects of maintaining overall health and wellbeing while staying in the tropics. Topics discussed include certain diseases acquired during eating and drinking and bathing in lakes and rivers; protection from insect bites and skin diseases; general rules for healthy living in the tropics; and prevention of malaria. Travelers and settlers in the tropics will find the book invaluable.