Bioindicators in the Environment Monitoring

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Z. Kafka and J. Puncocharova

Department of Environmental Chemistry, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague


A survey of bioindicators utilized in monitoring of the environment is given. Attention is aimed at the tests used in the Czech Republic: tests of acute toxicity on fish and water-fleas, of growth inhibition in fresh-water algae and of root growth inhibition. The test organisms used abroad are also discussed.


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