While the percentage of transgenic soybean varieties being planted in Iowa has increased greatly, little has been done to evaluate the ecological consequences of these new technologies. Investigators examined the possible effects of three of these transgenic varieties and their associated broad-spectrum herbicides on soil-surface mesofauna, specifically springtails.
Larry P. Pedigo
Royce J. Bitzer
Year of Grant Completion
Pedigo, Larry P. and Bitzer, Royce J., "The effects of transgenic soybeans and associated herbicide treatment upon soil-surface mesofauna" (2001). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 159.