Search for dissertations about: "agrochemicals"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the word agrochemicals.

  1. 1. Effects of Agriculture on Abundance, Genetic Diversity and Fitness in the Common Frog, Rana temporaria

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Markus Johansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Biology; agriculture; agrochemicals; amphibians; effective population size; genetic diversity; genetic structure; hierarchical sampling; microsatellites; Rana temporaria; Biologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to evaluate the effects of agriculture on amphibians in terms of (i) population genetic consequences of agriculture-induced spatial changes of the landscape and (ii) local adaptation and tolerance to frequently used agrochemicals. The study was performed using the common frog Rana temporaria as a model. READ MORE

  2. 2. Biocompatible microemulsions formulation, encapsulation of bioactive compounds and their potential applications

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Argyro Kalaitzaki; Örebro universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; biocompatible microemulsions; encapsulation; pharmaceuticals; methylxanthine; agrochemicals; pyrethrinsfood; squalene; octyl gallate; gallic acid; EPR; DLS; SAXS; Kemi; Chemistry;

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  3. 3. Pesticides in coastal Tanzania : Management, policy and concerns for human health and the environment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Nadja Stadlinger; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; sub-Saharan Africa; agrochemicals; legislation; farmer education; hazards; subsidies; Marine Ecotoxicology; marin ekotoxikologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is the first major assessment of pesticide management in Zanzibar, Tanzania. It underlines the risks for human health and the environment that are likely under the current pesticide management regime. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on the Economics of Sustainable Agricultural Technologies in Ethiopia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Hailemariam Teklewold; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ethiopia; Adoption; risk preference; soil conservation; mixed farming; technology; Impatience; Shadow price; Allocation; Farmyard manure; Sustainable Agricultural Practices; switching; Multivariate probit; Ordered probit; multinomial switching regression; income; agrochemicals use; demand for labour.;

    Abstract : Abstracts This thesis consists of five self-contained papers: Paper 1: Adoption of multiple sustainable agricultural practices in rural Ethiopia The adoption and diffusion of sustainable agricultural practices (SAPs) have become an important issue in the development-policy agenda for Sub-Saharan Africa, especially as a way to tackle land degradation, low agricultural productivity, and poverty. However, the adoption rates of SAPs remain below expected levels. READ MORE

  5. 5. Modulation of adaptive immune responses in mice upon exposure to peroxisome proliferators

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Qian Yang; [2001]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; biokemi; Biochemistry;

    Abstract : At present, there is an increasing awareness that exposure of mammals to drugs or other foreign chemicals can result in modulation of immunological responses via direct or indirect mechanisms. Changes in the immune system can obviously have profound physiological and pathological consequences. READ MORE