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New study in offer - Higher tier studies with aquatic plants

We are pleased to announce that the IPO Branch Pszczyna performs new study: toxicity tests with higher aquatic plants. Principle of the test is to assess substance-related effects on the vegetative growth of the submerged, rooted dicotyledonous species in a water-sediment system.The test is conducted according to the OECD TG "Water-sediment Myriophyllum spicatum toxicity test".
We have participated in the inter-laboratory validation ring-test using Myriophyllum aquaticum.

We perform studies using:
- Myriophyllum spicatum
- Potamogeton crispus
- Elodea canadensis
- Egeria densa
- Lagarosiphon major



photo: Myriophyllum aquaticum



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1947The Experimental-Research Station of Pesticides of the Azot Chemical Plant in Jaworzno and the Laboratory of Potato Beetle Biology and Control were founded in the place of the former School of Rural Household in Pszczyna.
1951The Experimental-Research Station of Pesticides was transferred to the Institute of Dyes and Semi-Manufactured Articles in Warsaw.
1957The Institute of Industrial Organic Chemistry in Pszczyna was founded as one of four branches of the main Institute of Industrial Organic Chemistry in Warsaw.
1960The following two research departments were founded:
  • Department of Pesticide Biological Effectiveness Evaluation
  • Department of Pesticide Side-Effects.

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