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Soil differences in the biodegradation of carbofuran and trimethacarb following pretreatment with these insecticides

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Dzantor, E.K., Felsot, A.S. Soil differences in the biodegradation of carbofuran and trimethacarb following pretreatment with these insecticides. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 45, 531–537 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01700625

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Keywords

  • Waste Water
  • Biodegradation
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Carbofuran