Mansingh, Ajai; Robinson, Dwight, E.; Dalip, K.M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Life Sciences (Botany and Zoology); Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Insecticide contamination of the Jamaican environment
Trends in Analytical Chemistry
Date of Publication
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.....