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DDT residues in snakes decline since DDT ban

  • Robert R. Fleet
  • Frederick W. PlappJr.
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Waste Water Water Management Water Pollution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert R. Fleet
    • 1
  • Frederick W. PlappJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EntomologyTexas A&M UniversityCollege Station

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