Interaction of pesticides with aquatic microorganisms and plankton

  • George W. Ware
  • Clifford C. Roan
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Part of the Residue Reviews/Rückstandsberichte book series (RECT, volume 33)


The interactions of pesticides 1 and soil microorganisms are heavily documented from the agricultural view. Many of the same soil particles, microorganisms, and pesticides are found in freshwater and estuarine ecosystems, and similar relationships may exist. It is the purpose of this paper, then, to review the interactions of pesticides and aquatic microorganisms, those microscopic plants and animals found in freshwater, estuarine, and marine environments.


Methyl Parathion Copper Sulfate Sodium Arsenite Reductive Dechlorination Dimethyl Ester 
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  • George W. Ware
    • 1
  • Clifford C. Roan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EntomologyUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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