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Persistence and fate of some organophosphorus pesticides in sea sediments along east coast of India
Stability and fate of pesticides, monocrotophos, phosphamidon and DDVP, were studied in sediment samples collected along the east coast of India pH, salinity and exchangeable cations present in sediments exhibited profound ...
DDT residues in sediments from the Bay of Bengal
DDT is one of the organochlorine compounds characterised by its stability for long periods in the environment leading to marked changes in the aquatic ecosystem. This work aims to assess the prevailing levels of DDT and ...
Chlorinated pesticide residues in sediments from the Arabian Sea along the Central West coast of India
Environmental contamination by persistent chlorinated pesticides has evoked major concern due to the presence of their residues in the environment. The quantitative distribution of chlorinated pesticides residues in the ...
Chlorinated pesticide residues in marine sediments
A number of organochlorine pesticides residues, aldrine, gamma BHC, dieldrine, and DDT were detected and quantified from the marine sediments collected along the east coast of India by gas chromatography using an electron ...