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Evaluation of the suitability of responses on various organisational levels in terrestrial Oligochaeta to determine species sensitivity relationships
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Species differ in their sensitivities to toxicants and these differences are exploited in ecological risk assessment methods such as species sensitivity distributions (SSDs). The most commonly used endpoints ...
Comparing the sensitivity of five earthworm species to cadmium exposure using the comet assay
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: It is known that species differ in their sensitivities to toxicants. This has been exploited to aid in environmental toxicity testing and environmental management. "Sensitivity" in this sense is usually ...