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Sample weight and digestion temperature as critical factors in mercury determination in fish

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Sadiq, M., Zaidi, T.H. & Al-Mohana, H. Sample weight and digestion temperature as critical factors in mercury determination in fish. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 47, 335–341 (1991). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01702191

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Keywords

  • Waste Water
  • Mercury
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Critical Factor