• Environmental Science
  • Published 2013

Bioremediation of Endosulfan using indigenous bacterial isolates of contaminated vegetable fields

@inproceedings{Sharma2013BioremediationOE,
  title={Bioremediation of Endosulfan using indigenous bacterial isolates of contaminated vegetable fields},
  author={Shubhi Sharma and Geeta Negi and Anita Sharma},
  year={2013}
}
Endosulfan, a chlorinated pesticide of the cyclodiene group  used extensively, throughout the world, as a broad spectrum insecticide.  Endosulfan contamination has been detected in soils, water, air and food products because of its abundant usage and potential for environmental transport. It is extremely toxic to fishes and aquatic invertebrates and is classified as a “priority pollutant” by international environmental agencies.  Present study was conducted to isolate endosulfan degrading… CONTINUE READING