Sökning: "Mancozeb"

Hittade 2 uppsatser innehållade ordet Mancozeb.

  1. 1. Drinking water and pesticides in banana growing areas Contamination of water sources with ethylenethiourea (ETU) in Matina County - Costa Rica

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Författare :Åsa Skytt; [2011]
    Nyckelord :Costa Rica; ethylenethiourea ETU; drinking water; pesticieds; pollution; banana growing areas; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : Costa Rica has an important banana-producing industry that requires vast amounts of pesticides. These can leak into the environment and cause health effects. The most widely used pesticide is mancozeb, which is rapidly degraded to the carcinogenic and potentially groundwater-contaminating metabolite ETU. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Risk characterization of children exposed to aerial sprayings of Mancozeb and ETU - A case study in a banana village, Costa Rica

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik; Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI); Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Författare :Hanna Arvidsson; Karin Hallén; [2008]
    Nyckelord :Health risk assessment; ETU; Mancozeb; probabilistic risk assessment; pesticide exposure; children exposure; biological monitoring; Technology and Engineering;

    Sammanfattning : Aerial spraying is common procedure at banana plantations in Costa Rica even though the plantations often are situated very close to villages. The fungicide Mancozeb, which is metabolized into the more toxic substance ETU, is one of the pesticides used in aerial sprayings. LÄS MER