2015: Orchard Grove Reserve, Blackburn South (Victoria). Pesticides: Bifenthrin, DEET, Diuron, Prometryn, Pyrimethanil

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Potentially toxic concentrations of synthetic pyrethroids associated with low density residential land use

Supplementary Material

Stephen Marshall*, David Sharley, Katherine Jeppe, Simon Sharp, Gavin Rose, Vincent Pettigrove

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fenvs.2016.00075/full

Orchard Grove Reserve at Fulton Rd, Blackburn South

Sediment

Feb/April 2015: Bifenthrin 25.85ug/kg, DEET 5.95ug/kg, Diuron 13.5ug/kg, Prometryn 13.05ug/kg, Pyrimethanil 2ug/kg

also see: https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/the-common-insecticide-poisoning-our-rivers-and-wetlands