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Dataset underlying the publication Seasonal dynamics of the macrophyte test species Myriophyllum spicatum over two years in experimental ditches for population modelling application in risk assessment

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posted on 2021-11-16, 14:06 authored by Gertie Arts, J. van Smeden, M.F. Wolters, J.D.M. Belgers, A.M. Matser, U. Hommen, E. Bruns, S. Heine, A. Solga, S. Taylor
The dataset covers biotic and abiotic data from the aquatic habitat of a population of the sediment-rooted macrophyte Myriophyllum spicatum in the temperate climate region (The Netherlands). The growth of M. spicatum was monitored in 0.2025 m2 plant baskets installed in an experimental ditch. Parameters monitored included biomass (fresh and dry weight), shoot length, seasonal short-term growth rates of shoots, relevant environmental parameters and weather data. This dataset includes the 2-year experimental biotic (macrophyte biomass and growth data) and environmental data (water quality data, sediment data). A second file includes the statistical data. A third file includes the weather data.




Time coverage

The dataset covers two calendar years (2017 - 2019).


The Netherlands


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Environmental Risk Assessment, Wageningen University and Research Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology, Germany Bayer AG, Germany; Adama Agricultural Solutions UK Ltd., United Kingdom