Food Chains And Human Nutrition by Kenneth L. BlaxterFood Chains And Human Nutrition by Kenneth L. Blaxter

Food Chains And Human Nutrition

byKenneth L. Blaxter

Paperback | March 9, 2012

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The purpose of the third symposium organised by the Advisory Committee on Nutrition and Crop Husbandry _of the Rank Prize Funds was to explore in some depth the complex processes whereby organic and inorganic materials reach man's diet, paying particular attenti
Title:Food Chains And Human NutritionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:472 pages, 22.9 × 15.2 × 1.73 inPublished:March 9, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401173389

ISBN - 13:9789401173384

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Table of Contents

Ecological Concepts and Their Relevance to Human Nutrition.- Man's Demand for Energy.- World Production of Organic Matter.- Secondary Production in the Oceans.- Secondary Production from Land.- Amino Acids: Production by Plants and the Requirements of Man.- The Nitrogen Economy of Marine and Land Environments.- Man's Impact on Environmental Systems.- Man and the Major Mineral Elements.- Uptake of Some Major Mineral Elements by Plants.- Trace Mineral Elements, Mammalian Requirements and Man's Presumptive Needs.- Trace Elements in Soils and Plants.- Trace Elements in the Marine Environment.- Support Energy from Fossil Fuels.- Radioactive Materials.- Radioactive Materials-the Aquatic Environment.- Pesticides and Other Man-made Chemicals and the Food Chain.- Implications of the Intensification of Agriculture for Ecological Problems.- Implications for Human Health and Nutrition and the Research That Needs to be Done.- List of Participants.