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- Holmstrup, M.; Petersen, B.F.; Larsen, M.M.
- Environmental toxicology and chemistry 1998 v.17 no.5 pp. 897-901
- Aporrectodea caliginosa; Dendrobaena; aqueous solutions; cocoons; copper; earthworms; ecotoxicology; environmental factors; frost; heavy metals; pollution; relative humidity; risk assessment; soil; survival rate; synergism; temperature; tissue weight; tissues; viability
- ... The effects of heavy metal pollution on earthworms have been extensively studied, but no studies have examined how earthworms react if they are simultaneously exposed to metal pollution and climatic stress. This question has been addressed in a laboratory study where cocoons of Aporrectodea caliginosa and Dendrobaena octaedra were initially exposed to copper in aqueous solutions of copper chloride ...