Essays about: "Isoproturon"

Found 3 essays containing the word Isoproturon.

  1. 1. From source to tap : a case study of organic contaminants in raw and drinking water in the region of Uppsala, Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

    Author : Philipp Klöckner; [2015]
    Keywords : drinking water; water quality; raw water; water contamination; from source to tap; water treatment; persistent pollutants; pharmaceuticals; pesticides; surface water; screening; Sweden; Lake Ekoln; Lake Mälaren; SPE; LC-MS; PPCP;

    Abstract : In this study, water samples from the surroundings of Uppsala were examined for residues of pesticides, pharmaceuticals and other contaminants characteristic for human fecal contamination. The aim was to perform a screening of water samples to investigate the level of pollution with the mentioned compound groups. READ MORE

  2. 2. Degradation of pesticides by the ligninolytic enzyme Laccase : optimisation of in vitro conditions, immobilisation and screening for natural mediators

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Microbiology

    Author : Naomi Farragher; [2013]
    Keywords : White rot fungi; Laccase; Bioprophylaxis; Diffuse sources; Co-formulation; Degradation; Mediators; Pesticides; Glyphosate; AMPA; Isoproturon; Enzyme encapsulation; Enzyme immobilisation; Natural mediators;

    Abstract : Pesticides are widely used in many industries but the majority reaches non-target organisms or locations through point or diffuse sources. Understanding conditions for their degradation is therefore important. The degradation of glyphosate, its metabolite AMPA and isoproturon using the ligninolytic enzyme laccase was studied. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effect of vegetable oil on the degradation of a pesticide mixture in biobeds

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Microbiology

    Author : Johanna Moreskog; [2013]
    Keywords : Pesticides; Biobed; Ligninolytic enzymes; Maganese peroxidase;

    Abstract : Pesticides are used to control diseases, undesired vegetation and insects in forestry, gardening and agriculture. In the environment, pesticides are generally believed to originate from a diffuse source, such as spray drift of pesticides during application, or a point source, such as spills during refill and cleaning of spraying equipment. READ MORE