Histopathological changes in the reproductive system (ovaries and testes) of Oreochromis mossambicus following exposure to DDT.

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This study assesses the effects of 1,1-bis (4-chlorophenyl)-2,2,2-trichloroethane (DDT) on the reproduction and gonadal histology of adult Mozambique tipalia (Oreochromis mossambicus). The fish were allowed to breed, following exposure to 2 and 5μg/l of waterborne technical-grade DDT for 40 days. Fertilized eggs were artificially incubated. In the 5μg/l… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.etap.2009.03.011

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