Impact of an organophosphate herbicide (GlyphosateR) on periphyton communities developed in experimental streams

  • A. P. Austin
  • G. E. Harris
  • W. P. Lucey
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. P. Austin
    • 1
  • G. E. Harris
    • 1
  • W. P. Lucey
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyUniversity of VictoriaVictoriaCanada

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