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Inter- and intra-species sensitivity of aquatic arthropods to imidacloprid and flupyradifurone

  • 16 November, 2022
  • 13:30
  • Wageningen University, Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management
  • prof.dr.ir. P.J. van den Brinkdr.ir. N.W. van den Brink
  • dr.ir. I Roessink

The present thesis was carried out to extend our knowledge about the interspecies and intraspecies sensitivity differences of imidacloprid and flupyradifurone. By using the toxicokinetics-toxicodynamics models (TK-TD), the important role of biotransformation, the kinetic differences of chemicals and the intrinsic sensitivity differences of tested organisms were determined. This study supported the efficiency to use the TK-TD models in the risk assessment and recommended considering the different sizes and/or sex and temperature in the standard toxicity test.

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