How temperature and unintended pesticide runoff cause a synergistic effect on the mortality rate of Daphnia magna
Date & Time
Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:40 AM

Speaker: Nicole Feider and John Hammond, PhD

To date, there has been little research in how natural summer temperature variations in WI can impact the lethality of pesticides in a natural setting. (Most lethality tests are done in controlled laboratory settings.) Our goal was to determine how multiple stressors can make a huge impact on Daphnia, a keystone species.