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Variation in toxicity of malathion to air and water-breathing teleosts

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Dutta, H.M., Munshi, J.S.D., Roy, P.K. et al. Variation in toxicity of malathion to air and water-breathing teleosts. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 49, 279–284 (1992). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00191767

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Keywords

  • Toxicity
  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Malathion