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Mycotoxins, Wood Decay, Plant Stress, Biocorrosion, and General Biodeterioration : Mycotoxins, Wood Decay, Plant Stress, Biocorrosion, and General Biodeterioration Mycotoxins, Wood Decay, Plant Stress, Biocorrosion, and General Biodeterioration Volume 4 - Gerald C. Llewellyn

Mycotoxins, Wood Decay, Plant Stress, Biocorrosion, and General Biodeterioration

Mycotoxins, Wood Decay, Plant Stress, Biocorrosion, and General Biodeterioration Mycotoxins, Wood Decay, Plant Stress, Biocorrosion, and General Biodeterioration Volume 4

By: Gerald C. Llewellyn (Editor), William V. Dashek (Editor), Charles E. O'Rear (Editor)

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This volume, unlike the three preceding it, represents the collected papers from an experiment with an "electronic symposium". Co-participators in this symposium included The George Washington University, The Smithsonian Institution, Clark Atlanta University, the Agriculture Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, The University of Georgia, Morris Brown College, Spellman College, Morehouse College, North Carolina State University at Raleigh, The United States Food and Drug Administration, and the Forest Service of the United States Department of Agriculture among others. This unusual "electronic symposium" concept was developed by members of the Program, Planning and Organizing Committee as an alternative to the more costly convention-type symposium. As before, leading scientists in specific topic areas were invited to participate. Topic Session chairpersons were encouraged to arrange their own method of communication by telephone, electronic mail, or conference call, and report their findings back to the symposium center at The George Washington University. Additional papers were accepted from individuals and laboratories who are actively involved in relevant areas of research and study. Participation was also arranged for internationally established scientists. International authors are represented herein from Nigeria, Italy, Spain, Brazil and Argentina. Our goal was to present a research composite volume that reflected current developments, informed reviews, new and recently developing areas of the present state of knowledge as it relates to these proceeding topics. All of the reports included in this volume have undergone scientific, technical and editorial peer review.

The Biochemical Effects of Citrinin: A Reviewp. 11
Distribution and Metabolism of Citrinin: A Reviewp. 27
Toxicology and Pathology of Citrininp. 41
Citrinin: Analysis and Occurrencep. 65
Survey of Commercial Dog Foods for Aflatoxin B[subscript 1] and Zearalenonep. 79
Slaframine and Swainsonine Production by Rhizoctonia leguminicola Isolated from Six Outbreaks of Slobbers in Cattle and Horsesp. 85
Efficacy of Colony Forming Unit Data in Detection of a Fusarotoxicosis Problem Associated with Post-Manufacturing Growth of Fusarium spp. in Poultry Feedsp. 93
Studies on Fusarium moniliforme: Causal Agent of Equine Leucoencephalomalaciap. 105
Production of Aflatoxin in a High Moisture Maize Silo in Minnesotap. 115
Effects of Moldy Cottonseed on Reproduction in Beef and Dairy Heifersp. 121
The Association of Deoxynivalenol in Grain with Milk Production Loss in Dairy Cowsp. 131
Ultrastructural Analysis of Whether Dietary Manganese Protects against Aflatoxin-Induced Liver Damage in Ratsp. 141
The Effects of Fungal Toxins on the Germination of Mitospores from Thermophilic Fungip. 151
Lack of Fungicidal Control of Aspergillus flavus in Field Cornp. 161
Molecular Genetic Criteria for the Identification of Atypical Toxigenic Fusarium Strainsp. 177
The Effects of Soil and Poplar Trees on Aflatoxin B[subscript 1]p. 189
Allergenicity of Certain Airborne Fungal Sporesp. 197
Stimulation of Zearalenone Production in Rice Cultures of Fusarium semitectum by Addition of Zearalenone and [alpha]- and [beta]- Zearalenolp. 207
Pathogenicity of Aspergillus flavus Group Isolates in Inoculated Maize Ears in Mississippip. 217
Extracellular Polysaccharide-Degrading Enzymes of Postia placenta Isolated from Wood or Artificial Mediap. 231
Biological Control of Sapwood-Inhabiting Fungi by Metabolites from Streptomyces rimosusp. 243
Chemical Changes in Wood Components and Cotton Cellulose as a Result of Brown Rot: Is Fenton Chemistry Involved?p. 257
Colonization and Control of Decay by Trichoderma in Douglas Fir and Southern Pine Exposed Above Groundp. 295
In Vitro Effect of Isatin on Wood Decay Fungip. 307
Chemical Composition and Fungitoxic Activities of Pine Cone Extractivesp. 317
Distribution of Polyphenol Oxidase in Organelles of Hyphae of Wood-Deteriorating Fungus, C. versicolorp. 333
Influence of Lignin Type on the Decay of Woody Angiosperms by Trametes versicolorp. 357
Protein Contents of Ozone- and Air-Fumigated Pinus strobus Needlesp. 379
Cone Analysis of the Pinus taeda L. (Loblolly Pine) Clonesp. 391
Coupled Reduction and Removal of Heavy Metals by a Mixed Microbial Ecosystemp. 403
Surgical Extraction as a Complimentary Control Option for Dracunculiasisp. 413
Urinary Schistosomiasis among School Children in Ile-Ife Nigeriap. 421
Acetylcholinesterase Levels in Brains of Rabbits Infected with Trypanosoma brucei brucei: A Preliminary Studyp. 429
A Comparative Fixation Analysis of Tetrahymena pyriformis Ultrastructurep. 437
Human Dermal Myiasis Caused by Cordylobia anthropophaga: A Case Studyp. 455
Microscopic Examination of Exhumed Wool and Hemp Fibers from the Grave of the Victims of Alferd Packerp. 465
Scanning Electron Microscope Studies of the Biodeterioration of Human Hair Buried in Soil and Immersed in Waterp. 479
A Rapid Analytical Procedure for Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol in Plant Materialp. 493
A Historical Sampling of Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Potency of Marihuana and Hashish Confiscated in Virginiap. 499
Divergent Indicator Bacteria Standards and Criteria for Water Quality Related to Public Healthp. 509
Review Article on the Influence of Dissolved Oxygen on Sulfite-Reducing Bacteria-Related Corrosionp. 519
Evaluation of Stainless Steel Susceptibility to Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion: An Updated Reviewp. 527
Biofouling Effects on Corrosion of Stainless Alloys in Seawaterp. 553
New Trends in Biocorrosion/Biofouling Monitoring Techniquesp. 573
Biodeterioration of Stone in Historic Buildings and Monumentsp. 587
Some New Findings on Monoamine Oxidase "The Key Enzyme of Biogenic Amines Degradation"p. 605
The Active Site of Plasma Amine Oxidase "The Key Enzyme of Biogenic Amines Degradation in Plasma" as Seen by Fluorescence Investigationsp. 623
Polymerase Chain Reaction Analysis, Detection and Typing of Toxin Producing Clostridium difficilep. 637
Considerations in the Development of a Mycology Laboratoryp. 649
Disturbances in Tryptophan Metabolism following Chronic Ingestion of a High Copper Diet by Male Ratsp. 659
Author Indexp. 671
Subject Indexp. 673
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ISBN: 9780306446382
ISBN-10: 0306446383
Series: Biodeterioration Research
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 686
Published: 31st July 1994
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 2.56