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Effect of benthiocarb and butachlor on growth and nitrogen fixation by cyanobacteria

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Zargar, M.Y., Dar, G.H. Effect of benthiocarb and butachlor on growth and nitrogen fixation by cyanobacteria. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 45, 232–234 (1990).

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  • Nitrogen
  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Nitrogen Fixation