Phenyltins in Surface Sediments of the Visakhapatnam Harbour, India

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dc.contributor.author Jadhav, S.S.
dc.contributor.author Bhosle, S.N.
dc.contributor.author Venkat, K.
dc.contributor.author Sawant, S.S.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-09T10:45:06Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-09T10:45:06Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.citation Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, vol.88; 2012; 933-938
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/4052
dc.description.abstract Twenty-two surface sediment samples were collected from Visakhapatnam harbour, east coast of India, and analysed for monophenyltin (MPT), diphenyltin (DPT), triphenyltin (TPT), total bacteria, and TPT tolerant bacteria. Concentrations of MPT, DPT and TPT varied between 1–26, 3–28, and 0.31–145 ng Sn g sup(-1) dry wt, respectively. Phenyltin concentrations were influenced by ship related activities, agricultural waste and sewage. These phenyltin concentrations indicate sediments are contaminated. Abundance of TPT tolerant bacteria was strongly influenced by the levels of phenyltins.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Springer
dc.rights An edited version of this paper was published by Springer. This paper is for R & D purpose and Copyright [2012] Springer.
dc.subject organometallic complexes
dc.subject sediments
dc.subject pollution
dc.subject bacteria
dc.title Phenyltins in Surface Sediments of the Visakhapatnam Harbour, India
dc.type Journal Article


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