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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Mansingh, Ajai; Robinson, Dwight, E.; Dalip, K.M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Life Sciences (Botany and Zoology); Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Article Title
Insecticide contamination of the Jamaican environment
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Journal Title
Trends in Analytical Chemistry
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Date of Publication
1997
Volume ID
16
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
115-123
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Abstract
Reports that the most frequently detected residues in soils, well and spring water, and in water, sediment and fish/shrimp samples from rivers and sea coasts across Jamaica, are endosulfans> chlorpyrifos>diazinon>dieldrin. These often exceed LC50 values for many fish species. Mussels, sediment and water of Kingston Harbour contain residues of eight organochlorines.....
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