The effect of aerial spraying of two pesticides on semi-arid grasslands [ 2011 - 2014 ]

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Researchers French Prof Kristine; Prof Christopher M Bull; Dr Grant C Hose; Mr Paul G Story; Dr James D Woodman

Brief description The project will investigate how two pesticides, fipronil and metarrhizium, used to control locusts, affect semi-arid ecosystems by examining impacts on invertebrates, their predators, lizards and soil processes. The effects will be followed through time in a large scale experiment to determine recovery and compare each pesticide.

Funding Amount $296,000

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