Ecotoxicity of the veterinary pharmaceutical ivermectin tested in a soil multi-species (SMS) system.

@article{Jensen2012EcotoxicityOT,
  title={Ecotoxicity of the veterinary pharmaceutical ivermectin tested in a soil multi-species (SMS) system.},
  author={John Jensen and Janeck J Scott-Fordsmand},
  journal={Environmental pollution},
  year={2012},
  volume={171},
  pages={133-9}
}
The present study tests the effect of antiparasitic compound ivermectin in a constructed food-web system, a soil multi-species (SMS) higher tier test system. Mutualism, competition and predation within the SMS system were introduced by the addition of five collembolan species, one enchytraeid and a predatory mite species. Bait lamina sticks were incorporated as a measure of functional toxicity, attempting to the integrated feeding activity of the invertebrates. The study showed that on the… CONTINUE READING

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