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This publication reviews and synthesizes the results of many research studies designed to elucidate the ecological effects of the herbicide glyphosate used in forested landscapes. We have not intended our review to be an exhaustive review of all published studies (both laboratory and field investigations) concerned with faunal and floral glyphosate interactions and the environmental fate of glyphosate. We particularly focused on studies that had relevance to north temperate forest ecosystems and selected published investigations to incorporate into our review that cover a wide range of faunal and floral taxa that might be exposed to herbicides during applications.
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Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station
forest ecology, ants, biodiversity
Biodiversity | Entomology
Guiseppe, K.F.L., F.A. Drummond, C. Stubbs, and S. Woods. 2006. The use of glyphosate herbicides in managed forest ecosystems and their effects on non-target organisms with partial reference to ants as bioindicators.. Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 192.