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Effects of carbofuran and the corn rhizosphere on growth of soil microorganisms

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Wootton, M.A., Kremer, R.J. & Keaster, A.J. Effects of carbofuran and the corn rhizosphere on growth of soil microorganisms. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 50, 49–56 (1993). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00196540

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Keywords

  • Waste Water
  • Corn
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Soil Microorganism