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SLU Centre for Pesticides in the Environment

There are 10 pages tagged with SLU Centrum för kemiska bekämpningsmedel i miljön (CKB):

SLU Plant Protection Network kick-off

cajsa.lithell@slu.se Come, meet and connect with others at SLU working within plant protection or plant health. Get to know and help shaping our new SLU Plant Protection Network, and find out what

Improved screening strategies for identification of organic contaminants the focus of new thesis

The findings of a new thesis can be used to identify new or unknown pollutants in aquatic environments more quickly, and help creating a healthy environment and a sustainable future. Man-made

The properties of the soil determine the risk of run-off of pesticides

Pesticide run-off from agricultural land may affect aquatic organisms negatively. In a new doctoral thesis, Maria Sandin has investigated which soil properties that determines how large the pesticide

New report about biological monitoring of agricultural streams

I en ny rapport från SLU Centrum för kemiska bekämpningsmedel i miljön utvärderas data från den biologiska övervakning som utförs i fyra vattendrag i södra Sverige. I rapporten diskuteras också

Gustaf Boström

I work at the department of aquatic sciences and assessment and the centre for chemical pesticides (CKB) with interpretation of monitoring data for plant protection products.  I also work with the

Jenny Kreuger

Director of SLU Centre for Chemical Pesticides (50%)  https://www.slu.se/ckb Head of the Organic Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology Section, Dept. Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, SLU (50%)

Project on bees and neonicotinoids

A unique collaborative project showed already in 2015 that honeybee colonies are not measurably affected by neonicotinoids used for plant protection in spring-sown oilseed rape against flea beetles,

Rien van Genuchten Award

Professor Nicholas Jarvis at the Department of Soil and Environment has received the Rien van Genuchten Award for his outstanding contribution and advanced modelling of flow and transport processes

Herbicides can affect periphyton in more than one way

Periphyton – algae, bacteria, and other microorganisms forming biofilms in aquatic environments – is an important food source and relevant for the nutrient cycle in freshwaters. The algal part of

Wiebke Dürig

The aim of my doctoral project is to detect and identify unknown emerging organic pollutants in time-series of archived biological samples. The project is focused on developing a strategy for