Toxicity of soybean rust fungicides to freshwater algae and Daphnia magna.

@article{OchoaAcua2009ToxicityOS,
  title={Toxicity of soybean rust fungicides to freshwater algae and Daphnia magna.},
  author={Hugo G Ochoa-Acu{\~n}a and Walter Bialkowski and Gowri Yale and Leighanne Hahn},
  journal={Ecotoxicology},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={440-6}
}
Soybeans are intensively grown over large swaths of land in the Midwestern US. Introduction of the pathogenic fungus responsible for Soybean Rust (Phakopsora pachyrhizi) will likely result in a significant increase in the environmental load of strobilurin and conazole fungicides. We determined the toxicity of six such fungicides to the unicellular algae… CONTINUE READING