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Determination of petroleum hydrocarbon toxicity with Microtox®

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Eisman, M.P., Landon-Arnold, S. & Swindoll, C.M. Determination of petroleum hydrocarbon toxicity with Microtox®. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 47, 811–816 (1991). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01689508

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Keywords

  • Toxicity
  • Waste Water
  • Petroleum
  • Hydrocarbon
  • Water Management