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- Castillo, LE, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Environmental science and pollution research international 2018 v.25 no.14 pp. 13312-13321
- ametryn; aquatic organisms; bananas; biodiversity; carbofuran; coastal water; coasts; confidence interval; diazinon; diuron; ecological function; ethoprophos; fungicides; guidelines; intensive farming; nontarget organisms; pesticide mixtures; pineapples; plantations; risk; risk assessment; rivers; runoff; toxicity; toxicity testing; watersheds; Caribbean; Costa Rica
- ... Costa Rica is a tropical country with one of the highest biodiversity on Earth. It also has an intensive agriculture, and pesticide runoff from banana and pineapple plantations may cause a high toxicity risk to non-target species in rivers downstream the plantations. We performed a first tier risk assessment of the maximum measured concentrations of 32 pesticides detected over 4 years in the River ...