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Megharaj, M., Venkateswarlu, K. & Rao, A.S. Metabolism of monocrotophos and quinalphos by algae isolated from soil. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 39, 251–256 (1987). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01689414
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