Sublethal toxicity of copper to a soil‐dwelling springtail (Folsomia fimetaria) (Collembola: Isotomidae)

@article{ScottFordsmand1997SublethalTO,
  title={Sublethal toxicity of copper to a soil‐dwelling springtail (Folsomia fimetaria) (Collembola: Isotomidae)},
  author={J. Scott-Fordsmand and P. Krogh and J. Weeks},
  journal={Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry},
  year={1997},
  volume={16},
  pages={2538-2542}
}
  • J. Scott-Fordsmand, P. Krogh, J. Weeks
  • Published 1997
  • Biology
  • Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
  • The collembolan Folsomia fimetaria was exposed to a range of elevated copper (Cu) concentrations in a LUFA-Speyer soil for 7, 14, and 21 d, in a microcosm test. [...] Key Result The results showed that F. fimetaria was sensitive to copper, with reproduction being a more sensitive parameter of effect than either growth (measured as final body size) or survivorship.Expand Abstract
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