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Interesting stuff Rob.

Some links to research into Glyphosate effects on amphibians can be found in our (NE's) Frequently Asked Questions page... copied below for info. Another of the FAQs advises people treating ponds with Crassula against using Glyphosate with the surfactant POEA.

Q. Is there any literature available on glyphosate herbicide and its effects on


A: Yes, some literature is available.

For example,

Govindarajulu, P. P. 2008. Literature review of impacts of glyphosate

herbicide on amphibians: What risks can the silvicultural use of this herbicide pose

for amphibians in B.C.?. B.C. Ministry of Environment, Victoria, BC. Wildlife Report

No. R-28. Available from:


FAQ version Oct 2011 28

Natural England. The Herbicide Handbook: Guidance on the use of

herbicides on nature conservation sites. IN125. Available from:

Howe CM, Berrill M, Pauli BD, Helbring CC, Werry K, Veldhoen N. (2004).

Toxicity of glyphosate-cased pesticides to four North American frog species. Environ

Toxicol Chem 23:19281938.

Relyea, R. A., and Jones, D. K. (2009). ''The toxicity of Roundup Original

Max® to 13 species of larval amphibians.'' Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry,

28, 2004-2008.

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