Search for dissertations about: "pesticides"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 102 swedish dissertations containing the word pesticides.

  1. 21. Organohalogen contaminants in wildlife from the Yangtze River Delta Development of methods and assessments of legacy and emerging persistent organic pollutants

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry, Stockholm University

    Author : Ge Yin; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Organochlorine pesticides; flame retardants; chlorinated paraffins; PCBs; PCDEs; PBDEs; PCDD Fs; dicofol; environmental monitoring; bioindicator; shellfish; snail; bird eggs; Environmental Chemistry; miljökemi;

    Abstract : Rapid economic development has occurred during the past few decades in China with the Yangtze River Delta (YRD) area as one of the most progressive areas. The urbanization, industrialization, agricultural and aquaculture activities result in extensive production and application of chemicals. READ MORE

  2. 22. Stewardship towards responsible management of pesticides : the case of Ethiopian agriculture

    University dissertation from ; Department of Urban and Rural Development, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Tadesse Amera sahilu; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis examines pesticide use, practice and associated human health and environmental impacts in the Ethiopian Rift Valley. It uses participatory action research as a philosophy and methodology in order to understand the Ethiopian pesticide delivery system so as to bridge the gap amongst the main actors and create a space for dialogue. READ MORE

  3. 23. Occupational exposure to pesticides and risk of leukemia among offspring in Costa Rica

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Patricia Monge; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; agriculture; agricultural workers; cancer epidemiology; case-control; childhood cancer; childhood leukemia; children; Costa Rica; developing countries; exposure assessment; fetal exposures; offspring; prenatal exposures; icons; interview; occupational exposure; pesticides; questionnaire; pregnancy; reproductive effects; tropics.;

    Abstract : Background. Leukemias are the most common childhood cancers, accounting for 25-35% of the incidence of all childhood cancer in most populations. In early reports on cancer, Costa Rica ranks among the highest incidence of childhood leukemia in the world. READ MORE

  4. 24. Botanical Repellents and Pesticides Traditionally Used Against Haematophagous Invertebrates in Lao PDR

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Chanda Vongsombath; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Ethnobotany; fly larvae; Lao PDR; medical entomology; mosquito repellents; myiasis; plant-based insecticides; terrestrial leeches; Haemadipsidae; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Organism biology Systematics and phylogenetics; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Organismbiologi Systematik och fylogeni; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Organism biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Organismbiologi; Biology with specialization in Systematics; Biologi med inriktning mot systematik;

    Abstract : Haematophagous parasites and disease vectors such as leeches, ticks, mites, lice, bed bugs, mosquitoes, and myiasis-causing fly larvae are common health problems in Lao Peoples Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). A main aim of my field work in Lao PDR in 2006-2010 was to document traditional knowledge among different ethnic groups about plants that people use to repel or to kill blood-feeding invertebrates. READ MORE

  5. 25. Developmental neurotoxicity of persistent and non-persistent pollutants Behavioral and neurochemical assessments of a perfluorinated compound, pesticides and interaction effects

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Iwa Lee; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Brain; Neonatal; Mixtures; Cholinergic system; Organochlorines; Pyrethroids; Organophosphates; Carbamates; Insecticides; PFCs; PFAAs; PFHxS; Endosulfan; Cypermethrin; Chlorpyrifos; Carbaryl; Biology with specialization in Environmental Toxicology; Biologi med inriktning mot miljötoxikologi;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis was to investigate developmental neurotoxic effects of different persistent and non-persistent environmental pollutants, alone or in binary mixtures, when exposure occurs during a critical period of brain development, in mice. The compounds investigated included a perfluorinated compound, perfluorohexane sulphonate (PFHxS), and four different pesticides, endosulfan, cypermethrin, chlorpyrifos and carbaryl. READ MORE