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Sensitivity of spore germination and germ tube elongation of Saccharina japonica to metal exposure.
The sensitivity of early life stages of the brown seaweed Saccharina japonica to six metals (Cd, Cu, Hg, Ni, Pb, Zn) and two waste-water samples were investigated and a new toxicity bioassay developed. The two endpoints ...
Phenol toxicity to the aquatic macrophyte Lemna paucicostata.
Phenol is a ubiquitous environmental pollutant and a widely used reference toxicant for many bioassays. However, little information is available regarding the toxic effects of phenol on aquatic macrophytes. Seventy-two ...
Spore release by the green alga Ulva: a quantitative assay to evaluate aquatic toxicants.
A toxicity test using spore release of the aquatic green alga, Ulva, was developed and evaluated by assessing the toxicity of different organic and inorganic chemicals and elutriates of sewage or waste sludge. The toxic ...