Minor effects of herbicides on microbial activity in agricultural soils are detected by N-transformation but not enzyme activity assays
Michael T Rose, Ee Ling Ng, Zhe Han Weng, Rachel Wood, Terry J Rose, Lukas Van Zwieten
European Journal of Soil Biology | ELSEVIER FRANCE-EDITIONS SCIENTIFIQUES MEDICALES ELSEVIER | Published : 2018
Awarded by Australian Grains Research and Development Corporation
The authors acknowledge assistance from colleagues at Department of Agriculture, Western Australia; Farmlink, Temora; Rice Research Australia Pty Ltd and Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for collection and provision of soil samples. Ken Leisha and Scott Petty are thanked for technical assistance. This work was supported by the Australian Grains Research and Development Corporation (grant number DAN00180). We also acknowledge the input of two anonymous reviewers who provided useful comments and suggestions on this manuscript.