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Université de Neuchâtel

Development of a new ecotoxicological assay using the testate amoeba Euglypha rotunda (Rhizaria; Euglyphida) and assessment of the impact of the herbicide S-metolachlor

Amacker, Nathalie ; Mitchell, Edward A.D ; Ferrari, Benoît J. D ; Chèvre, Nathalie

In: Chemosphere, 2018, vol. 201, p. 351-360

An ever-increasing diversity of potentially toxic chemical compounds are being developed and released into the environment as a result of human activities (e.g. agriculture, drugs, and cosmetics). Among these, pesticides have been shown to affect non-targeted wildlife since the 1960s. A range of ecotoxicological tests are used to assess the toxicity of pesticides on various model organisms....