Manure Pathogens: Manure Management, Regulations, and Water Quality Protection: Manure Management…

Hardcover | June 29, 2009

byDwight Bowman

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A Complete Guide to Manure Pathogen Management

This comprehensive volume provides in-depth information on the management of potentially harmful pathogens present in the manure of agricultural animals, including cattle, pigs, and chickens. Developed by the Water Environment Federation, this book brings together experts in the fields of pathogens, manure management, water purification, and regulations. Manure Pathogens offers strategies for ensuring the protection of the animals producing the manure, the public that may be exposed to these wastes, and the environment. Regulatory guidelines are included throughout the book.

Manure Pathogens covers:

  • Concentrated animal feeding operations
  • Pathogen removal from drinking water
  • Viral transmission through animal manure
  • Bacterial pathogens, parasites, and antibiotics in manure
  • The effects of manure pathogens on humans
  • Persistence and transport of pathogens in soil and water
  • Detecting parasites in environmental samples
  • Pathogen destruction in solids and effluents
  • Industrial composting
  • On-farm manure processing
  • Value-added products from manure and municipal biosolids

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A Complete Guide to Manure Pathogen ManagementThis comprehensive volume provides in-depth information on the management of potentially harmful pathogens present in the manure of agricultural animals, including cattle, pigs, and chickens. Developed by the Water Environment Federation, this book brings together experts in the fields of p...

Dwight D. Bowman, Ph.D. is Professor of Parasitology, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:608 pages, 9.5 × 7.7 × 1.47 inPublished:June 29, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071546898

ISBN - 13:9780071546898

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Table of Contents

Preface
List of Figures
List of Tables
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Environmental Pollution and Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations
Chapter 3. Pathogens in Manure: U.S. Department of Agriculture's Perspective
Chapter 4. Introduction to Animal Waste Management
Chapter 5. Introduction to Drinking Water Treatment
Chapter 6. Pathogen Removal from Drinking Waters: Regulations and Process Effectiveness
Chapter 7. Potential Viral Transmission Through Animal Manure
Chapter 8. Bacterial Pathogens in Animal Manure
Chapter 9. Protozoan and Helminth Parasites of Animal Manure
Chapter 10. Antibiotics in Manure
Chapter 11. Manure Pathogens and Their Effects on Humans

Chapter 13. Environmental Survival of Parasites
Chapter 14. Pathogens, Water, and Transport
Chapter 15. Persistence and Transport of Pathogens from Animal Agriculture in Soil and Water
Chapter 16. Detecting Parasites in Environmental Samples
Chapter 17. Introduction to Processes Used For Pathogen Destruction in Solids and Effluents
Chapter 18. Industrial Composting
Chapter 19. Swine Waste Generation, Collection, Storage, and Treatment Options
Chapter 20. On Farm Processing of Dairy Manure
Chapter 21. In-Vessel Composting System: A Potential Turn-Key Process for Calf-Greenhouse Waste
Chapter 22. The Realities of Handling Poultry Waste
Chapter 23. The Advent of Value-Added Products from Manure and Municipal Biosolids
Chapter 24. Future Directions in Animal Waste Management
Index