Soil quality -- Avoidance test for determining the quality of soils and effects of chemicals on behaviour -- Part 2: Test with collembolans (Folsomia candida)
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ISO 17512-2:2011 specifies a rapid screening method for evaluating the habitat function of soils based on the avoidance behaviour of springtails.
The test is a rapid method that reflects the bioavailability of contaminants in natural soils and substances spiked into soils to Folsomia candida. In both cases, it is possible to establish a dose-response-relationship. The avoidance behaviour of the springtails is the measurement endpoint of the test. This test is not intended to replace the Collembola reproduction test.
Document published on: 2011-10-01 Edition: 1 (Monolingual) ICS: 13.080.30 Status: Published Stage: 60.60 (2011-09-27) TC/SC: ISO/TC 190/SC 4 Number of Pages: 13
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