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- Fallon, Ann M., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Applied entomology and zoology 2016 v.51 no.3 pp. 489-494
- Folsomia candida; agar; biomass; charcoal; imidacloprid; median effective concentration; quantitative analysis; rearing; soil; soil arthropods; staining; toxicity; toxicity testing
- ... Folsomia candida Willem (Collembola: Isotomidae) is a common soil arthropod used in standardized toxicological testing. We describe a simple method for rearing Collembola on agar plates and evaluating toxicity in the absence of charcoal, which has potential detoxifying effects. We developed a quantitative method for determining biomass by reversible protein staining of hexane-treated Collembola wi ...