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- Van den Brink, P.J., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Environmental pollution 2011 v.159 no.10 pp. 3009-3017
- bacteria; data collection; diet; dissolved organic carbon; ecosystems; food webs; heterotrophs; linuron; macrophytes; models; periphyton; phytoplankton; primary productivity; risk assessment
- ... An extensive data set describing effects of the herbicide linuron on macrophyte-dominated microcosms was analysed with a food web model to assess effects on ecosystem functioning. We showed that sensitive phytoplankton and periphyton groups in the diets of heterotrophs were gradually replaced by more tolerant phytoplankton species as linuron concentrations increased. This diet shift – showing redu ...