In this post, Nina Röder reports on their recently published paper “Mosquito control actions affect chironomid diversity in temporary wetlands of the Upper Rhine Valley”.Continue reading
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Chironomid DNA metabarcoding in Bti-treated wetlands
In this post, Kathrin Theissinger talks about their recently published paper “Using DNA metabarcoding for assessing chironomid diversity and community change in mosquito controlled temporary wetlands”.
Environmental friendliness of mosquito control with Bti questioned
In this post, Carsten Brühl informs about their recently published paper “Decreasing Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis sensitivity of Chironomus riparius larvae with age indicates potential environmental risk for mosquito control”.
What are you working on? Part III: Team “Conservation Genetics”
In this new series of posts, research teams/groups of Landau’s Institute of Environmental Sciences introduce their Ecotoxicology-related research. This time: the group “Conservation Genetics”. Continue reading
Landau goes Metabarcoding
In this post Anna Kästel and Kathrin Theissinger inform you what the new year brings: a new method for DNA based analyzing of environmental samples (metabarcoding), cooperations with the University of Duisburg- Essen and the University of Eastern Finland and hopefully exciting results about the sensitivity of chironomids to Bti!
Environmental impact of Bti used in mosquito control on food webs
In this post, Anna Kästel and Stefanie Allgeier talk about our recently finished outdoor mesocosm study dealing with the potential effects of Bacillus thurinigiensis israelensis (Bti) application on an exemplary wetland ecosystem. Continue reading