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Gender-dependent problems in toxicity tests withCeriodaphnia dubia

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Jayne Haynes, G., Stewart, A.J. & Harvey, B.C. Gender-dependent problems in toxicity tests withCeriodaphnia dubia . Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 43, 271–279 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01701758

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Keywords

  • Toxicity
  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Toxicity Test