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DDT residues in blood of residents of areas surrounding a DDT manufacturing factory in Delhi

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Saxena, S.P., Khare, C., Farooq, A. et al. DDT residues in blood of residents of areas surrounding a DDT manufacturing factory in Delhi. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 38, 392–395 (1987). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01606604

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Keywords

  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Manufacturing Factory