Terrestrial Ecotoxicology

Tier I acute toxicity tests on the two indicator species, Aphidius rhopalosiphi and Typhlodromus pyri.

 

Extended laboratory Tier II testing, with a full range of indicator species and latest guidelines, including:

Chrysoperla carnea.

• Coccinella septempunctata.

• Aleochara bilineata.

• Orius laevigatus.

• Episyrphus balteatus.

• Pardosa sp.

• Poecilus cupreus.

• Trichogramma cacoacieae.

 

Soil organisms

• Earthworms, Eisenia spp. (OECD 207 and 222).

• Collembola, Folsomia spp. (OECD 232). 

• Predatory soil mites, Hypoaspis aculeifer (OECD 226).

• Enchytraeid worms, Enchytraeus spp. (OECD 220).

• Dung flies, S. stercoraria and M. autumnalis (OECD 228).

Full 1 year field earthworm and non target macro-organism field trials (ISO 11268-3 and 23611-1 and 2).

Bees

 

• Honey bee (Apis mellifera) acute/chronic oral/contact testing
and larvae toxicity OECD 213, 214, 237, 239, EFSA 3295, EPA
PCSPP 850.3020).

 

• Bumble bee (Bombus terrestris) acute oral/contact testing
(OECD 213, 214).