Heavy metals in water, periphytonic algae, detritus, and insects from two streams in Shillong, Notheastern India.

@article{Gupta1996HeavyMI,
  title={Heavy metals in water, periphytonic algae, detritus, and insects from two streams in Shillong, Notheastern India.},
  author={Avijit Gupta},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  year={1996},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={215-23}
}
Cadmium, copper, manganese, lead and zinc concentrations were determined in water, periphytonic algae, detritus, and larvae of three aquatic insects, viz. Baetis sp. (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae), Hydropsyche sp. (Trichoptera: Hydropsychiidae), and Chironomus ramosus Choudhury and Das (Diptera: Chironomidae), during two surveys from an unpolluted and a polluted stream in Shillong, Meghalaya State, Northeastern India. Metal concentrations were higher in all the samples from the polluted stream… CONTINUE READING

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