Toxicity of Aquatic Herbicides to Daphnia magna

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Science  14 Oct 1966:
Vol. 154, Issue 3746, pp. 289-291
DOI: 10.1126/science.154.3746.289


Accurate determination of the acute toxicities of a series of 16 aquatic herbicides to Daphnia magna reveals that several of them may present a hazard to food-chain microfauna whether the compounds are environmentally destroyed or not.