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DDE residues in young wood ducks (Aix sponsa) near a former DDT manufacturing plant

Pesticides Monitoring Journal

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Abstract

Breast muscle DDE residues were as high as 5.8 ppm wet-weight basis and 280 ppm lipid-weight basis in young wood ducks (Aix Sponsa) collected on Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge near a former DDT manufacturing plant in northern Alabama. The average DDE residue in wood ducks collected nearest the plant was 46 times background levels 74 km from the plant.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
DDE residues in young wood ducks (Aix sponsa) near a former DDT manufacturing plant
Series title:
Pesticides Monitoring Journal
Volume
14
Issue:
4
Year Published:
1981
Language:
English
Publisher:
Federal Working Group on Pest Management
Publisher location:
Washington, D.C.
Contributing office(s):
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description:
115-118
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Pesticides Monitoring Journal
First page:
115
Last page:
118
Number of Pages:
4