Comparison of solid-phase bioassays and ecoscores to evaluate the toxicity of contaminated soils.

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Lors, Christine; Ponge, Jean-François; Martínez Aldaya, Maite; Damidot, Denis;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2010.05.005
  • Subject: Eisenia fetida | trace elements | [SDV.SA.SDS]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Agricultural sciences/Soil study | contaminated soils | solid-phase bioassays | avoidance tests | Lactuca sativa | PAHs | toxicity tests | Folsomia candida | ecoscores

International audience; Five bioassays (inhibition of lettuce germination and growth, earthworm mortality, inhibition of springtail population growth, avoidance by springtails) were compared, using four coke factory soils contaminated by PAHs and trace elements, before ... View more
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