In this post, Marco Konschak reports on the recently published paper “Herbicide-Induced Shifts in the Periphyton Community Composition Indirectly Affect Feeding Activity and Physiology of the Gastropod Grazer Physella acuta”.Continue reading
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Microbial intermediaries: bacteria induce warring fungi to team-up
In this post, Patrick Baudy reports on his recently published paper “Fungal-fungal and fungal-bacterial interactions in aquatic decomposer communities: bacteria promote fungal diversity”.Continue reading
“Don’t forget me”: aquatic insects, a disregarded taxonomic class in the assessment of fungicide toxicity in detritivorous invertebrates
In this post, Marco Konschak writes about their recently published paper “Waterborne and diet-related effects of inorganic and organic fungicides on the insect leaf shredder Chaetopteryx villosa (Trichoptera)”.Continue reading
Surprisingly, systemic fungicide treatment enhances litter quality for aquatic detritivores
In this post, we talk about our recently published paper “The evil within? Systemic fungicide application in trees enhances litter quality for an aquatic decomposer-detritivore system”.
Exposure history-dependent effects on ecosystem functioning in streams
In this post, Alexander Feckler talks about their recently published paper “History matters: heterotrophic microbial community structure and function adapt to multiple stressors”.
Population-level fungicide effects assessed in the Laboratory Stream Microcosm Facility
In this post, we talk about our recently published paper “Long-term effects of fungicides on leaf-associated microorganisms and shredder populations – an artificial stream study”.
Fungicides: do environmentally relevant concentrations affect reproduction in leaf-shredders?
In this post, Patrick Baudy reports on their recent paper on reproductive effects of fungicides in shredders.
You are what you eat – continued
In this post, we talk about our recently published paper “Waterborne toxicity and diet-related effects of fungicides in the key leaf shredder Gammarus fossarum (Crustacea; Amphipoda)”. Continue reading
What are you working on? Part I: Team “Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology”
In this new series of posts, research teams/groups of Landau’s Institute of Environmental Sciences introduce their Ecotoxicology-related research. This time: the team “Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology” Continue reading