Search for dissertations about: "pesticides"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 104 swedish dissertations containing the word pesticides.

  1. 1. Human Exposure Biomarkers of Some Commonly Used Pesticides

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Moosa Faniband; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; exposure biomarker; Biomonitoring; Pesticides; human experimental exposures; Mass Spectrometry;

    Abstract : The use of pesticides has caused pollution of surface and groundwater, soil and air across the world. Many pesticides cause health effects in humans. General populations are exposed to some degree and diet is reported to be a main source of exposure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ecological effects of pesticides in freshwater model ecosystems

    University dissertation from Lina Wendt-Rasch, Ecotoxicology, Ecologybuilding, Sölvegatan 37, Lund, Sweden

    Author : Lina Wendt-Rasch; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; marine biology; aquatic ecology; limnology; Marinbiologi; Hydrobiology; community; zooplankton; algae; herbicide; insecticide; pesticide mixture; macrophytes; cypermethrin; metsulfuron-methyl; risk assessment; pesticides; microcosms; limnologi; akvatisk ekologi;

    Abstract : In this thesis I have investigated the effects of pesticide exposure on the ecosystem level using various types of experimental ecosystems, i.e. microcosms. The direct effect of exposure to cyperemthrin, a pyretroid insecticide, was a rapid decrease of crustancean zooplankton in enclosures in a lake. READ MORE

  3. 3. Multilayered Governance Pesticides in the South - environmental concerns in a globalised world

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Sylvia Karlsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; multilayered governance; CPRs; global commons; pesticides; global environmental change; institutions; knowledge; values; mismatches; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Environmental issues increasingly demonstrate local-global linkages in driving forces and effects. Policy responses are initiated at local, national and global levels. The successful management of such cross-level environmental issues involves co-ordinated and co-operative policies and action among stakeholders at several levels of governance. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the scope and assessment of pesticides in groundwater in Skåne, Sweden

    University dissertation from Department of Geology, Lund University

    Author : Maria Åkesson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; groundwater; pesticides; Sweden; Skåne; environmental tracers;

    Abstract : Pesticides are known to occur in groundwater worldwide. However, long-term pollution concerns and cause-effect relationships for specific regions remain limited. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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