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Sensitivity of Costa Rica's native cladoceran Daphnia ambigua and Simocephalus serrulatus to the organophosphate pesticide ethoprophos.
The study of pesticide toxicity in aquatic environments is assessed with ecotoxicological tests and most research has been performed using species from temperate regions. In the present study, seriesExpand
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The effect of the insecticide diazinon on the osmoregulation and the avoidance response of the white leg shrimp (Penaeus vannamei) is salinity dependent.
Diazinon is one of the insecticides that represent a high risk for Costa Rican estuarine environments due to its widespread use in pineapple plantations. In estuaries, organisms are frequentlyExpand
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Propiedades químicas de tés de vermicompost
La investigacion tuvo como objetivo relacionar algunas caracteristicas quimicas de los tes con el origen de vermicompost usado en la extraccion, la relacion agua:vermicompost y el tiempo deExpand
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Crecimiento y producción de chía (salvia hispanica l.) en función de la irradiancia y fertilización orgánica
espanolSe evaluo el crecimiento y rendimiento de chia (Salvia hispanica L.) cultivada bajo diferente irradiancia generada por malla sombra de color y nutricion organica, siendo la hipotesis deExpand
THE INFANTS’ ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH (ISA) STUDY: A BIRTH-COHORT STUDY WITH AN ECOSYSTEM HEALTH APPROACH IN LIMÓN, COSTA RICA
Background and Aims: In Costa Rica, pesticide use at large-scale banana plantations includes permanent use of chlorpyrifos-impregnated bags and weekly aerial spraying of mancozeb, an ethylene bisdi...
Pesticide exposure on sloths (Bradypus variegatus and Choloepus hoffmanni) in an agricultural landscape of Northeastern Costa Rica.
Between 2005 and 2008, wild Bradypus variegatus and Choloepus hoffmanni inhabiting an agricultural landscape and captive animals from a rescue center in Northeastern Costa Rica were studied to assessExpand
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FACTORS AFFECTING PRENATAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANCOZEB EXPOSURE AMONG INFANTS IN THE INFANTS’ ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH (ISA) STUDY
Introduction: At banana plantations, weekly aerial applications of mancozeb, a ethylene bisdithiocarbamate (EBDC) fungicide, are performed to protect bananas from Sigatoka disease. This study aims ...
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