Modeling potential freshwater ecotoxicity impacts due to pesticide use in biofuel feedstock production

Date Apr 2015

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The report gives an overview of the global use of pesticides, and their documented negative effects. Potential freshwater ecotoxicity impacts due to typical pesticide use is assessed for eight biofuel feedstock production cases; maize in the US, rapeseed and wheat in Germany, soy and sugarcane in Brazil, and Salix in Sweden.

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