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New approach to the seven-dayCeriodaphnia dubia test with additional comments pertaining to the same test forDaphnia magna

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Cowgill, U.M., Milazzo, D.P. New approach to the seven-dayCeriodaphnia dubia test with additional comments pertaining to the same test forDaphnia magna . Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 42, 749–753 (1989).

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