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Effects of paraquat and lead on fishOreochromis hornorum

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Arias, G.S., Martinez-Tabche, L. & Galar, I. Effects of paraquat and lead on fishOreochromis hornorum . Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 46, 237–241 (1991).

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  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Paraquat