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Bioassays for detection of aldicarb in watermelon

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Wilson, B.W., Seiber, J.N., Stelljes, M.E. et al. Bioassays for detection of aldicarb in watermelon. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 42, 159–166 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01699394

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Keywords

  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Aldicarb