Effects of Herbicide Glyphosate and Glyphosate-Based Formulations on Aquatic Ecosystems

  title={Effects of Herbicide Glyphosate and Glyphosate-Based Formulations on Aquatic Ecosystems},
  author={Gonzalo Luis P{\'e}rez and Mar{\'i}a Solange Vera and Leandro Andr{\'e}s Miranda},
Public awareness of worldwide increase herbicides use and their adverse effects on ecosystems has been growing over the past decades. Herbicides may reach water bodies via agricultural runoff and leaching processes, as well as by direct applications to control noxious aquatic weeds. Once in the aquatic ecosystems, herbicides may reduce environmental quality and influence essential ecosystem functioning by reducing species diversity and community structures, modifying food chains, changing… CONTINUE READING
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