Comparative acute toxicity of twenty-four insecticides to earthworm, Eisenia fetida.

Abstract

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… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2011.12.016

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