In-situ microcosms, a tool for assessment of pesticide impacts on oyster spat (Crassostrea gigas).

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Effects of the herbicide Basamaïs (bentazon) and the fungicide Opus (epoxiconazole) on oyster spat (Crassostrea gigas) were assessed using in-situ microcosms in a field experiment lasting 13 days. Six-week-old hatchery spat (mean size 1.1 mm), previously collected on PVC plates, was immersed in glass bottles filled with 200 mum filtered seawater. Bottles… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10646-007-0190-9

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