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Potential impact of watercress farm discharges on the freshwater amphipod, Gammarus pulex L.

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Roddie, B., Kedwards, T. & Crane, M. Potential impact of watercress farm discharges on the freshwater amphipod, Gammarus pulex L.. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 48, 63–69 (1992). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00197484

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Keywords

  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Freshwater Amphipod