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New study in offer - Microcosm/Mesocosm Study

The Institute of Industrial Organic Chemistry, Branch Pszczyna introduced a new study to its offer, i.e. Microcosm/Mesocosm Study based on the OECD Series on Testing and Assessment No. 53: Guidance Document on Simulated Freshwater Lentic Field Tests (Outdoor Microcosms and Mesocosms) (ENV/JM/MONO(2006)17).

The study is conducted under field conditions which simulate a number of processes occurring in natural water tanks.

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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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