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Comparative assessment of the bacterial communities associated with Aedes aegypti larvae and water from domestic water storage containers
(Parasites and Vectors, 2014)
Background: Domestic water storage containers constitute major Aedes aegypti breeding sites. We present for the first time a comparative analysis of the bacterial communities associated with Ae. aegypti larvae and water ...
Evaluation of operating conditions for sustainable harvesting of microalgal biomass applying electrochemical method using non sacriﬁcial electrodes
The efﬁcient harvesting of microalgae is considered to be one of the challenging steps of algal biofuel pro-duction and a key factor limiting the commercial use of microalgae. To overcome the limitation of metal-lic ...
A probabilistic assessment of the contribution of wastewater-irrigated lettuce to Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection risk and disease burden in Kumasi, Ghana
(IWA Publishing, 2015-03)
Wastewater use for vegetable production is widespread across the cities of many developing countries. Studies on the microbial health risks associated with the practice have largely depended on faecal indicator organisms ...
Evaluation of phytotoxicity effect on selected crops using treated and untreated wastewater from different configurative domestic wastewater plants
(Taylor and francis Online, 2016)
This study investigated the phytotoxicity effect of untreated and treated wastewater collected from two different configurations of domestic wastewater treatment plants in South Africa. The phytotoxicity effect on vegetable ...
Contribution of wastewater irrigation to Soil Transmitted Helminths infection among vegetable farmers in Kumasi, Ghana
(National Centre for Biotechnology Information, 2016-12-06)
Wastewater irrigation is associated with several benefits but can also lead to significant health risks. The health risk for contracting infections from Soil Transmitted Helminths (STHs) among farmers has mainly been ...