the effects of long-term occupational exposure to dust from herbs.herbs are a heterogeneous group of many species with several thousand plants, which are used in large quantities in the pharmaceutical and food industries. the aim of the study was to analyse the health effects of long-term occupational exposure to dust from herbs.200616217676
exposure to airborne microorganisms, dust and endotoxin during processing of peppermint and chamomile herbs on farms.the aim of this study was to determine the levels of microorganisms, dust and endotoxin in the air during processing of peppermint (mentha piperita) and chamomile (matricaria recutita) by herb farmers, and to examine the species composition of airborne microflora. air samples were collected on glass fibre filters by use of personal samplers on 13 farms owned by herb cultivating farmers, located in lublin province (eastern poland). the concentrations of total viable microorganisms (bacteria + fun ...200516457486
legionella and other gram-negative bacteria in potable water from various rural and urban sources.a total of 107 potable water samples were collected from various rural and urban sources located in the lublin region (eastern poland). 54 samples from rural sources comprised 32 samples of untreated well water and 22 samples of treated (chlorinated) tap water from rural dwellings distributed by the municipal water supply system (mwss). 53 samples of treated water from urban sources were supplied by the city of lublin mwss. they comprised: 11 samples of tap water from offices and shops, 8 sample ...200617196009
seasonal activity of millipedes (diplopoda)--their economic and medical significance.the millipede brachydesmus superus latzel, polydesmus inconstans latzel (diplopoda: polydesmida) and kryphioiulus occultus c. l. koch (diplopoda: julida) were collected from compost in gardens in lublin, eastern poland. collections were made by using pitfall traps between april - september 2009 and 2010. brachydesmus superus, polydesmus inconstans and kryphioiulus occultus play a significant role in composting of plant residues. cylindroiulus caeruleocinctus wood and ommatoiulus sabulosus linnae ...201223311782
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