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- Wang, Yanhua; Cang, Tao; Zhao, Xueping; Yu, Ruixian; Chen, Liping; Wu, Changxing; Wang, Qiang
- Ecotoxicology and environmental safety 2012 v.79 pp. 122-128
- insect growth regulators, etc ; Eisenia fetida; acute toxicity; antibiotics; bioassays; carbamates; earthworms; neonicotinoid insecticides; organophosphorus compounds; pyrethrins; soil toxicity; Show all 11 Subjects
- ... In this study, we used two different types of bioassay, a contact filter paper toxicity bioassay and a soil toxicity bioassay, to compare the acute toxicity of twenty-four insecticides belonging to six chemical categories on earthworm species, Eisenia fetida. Results of the contact filter paper toxicity bioassay indicated that neonicotinoids were super toxic to E. fetida (48h-LC₅₀ value ranged fro ...