Organochlorine Pesticide Residues in the Major Rivers of Southern Thailand

  title={Organochlorine Pesticide Residues in the Major Rivers of Southern Thailand},
  author={Abd Naser Haji Samoh and Md Sani Ibrahim},
Environmental contaminations by organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) of inland water have been a global issue, since most of these compounds are very persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic compounds. Due to the widespread use of DDT for malaria vector eradication programs in the past and no comprehensive works have been conducted to assess trace organic pollutants in river waters, this work is the first effort to assess the contamination levels of OCPs in the major rivers of Southern Thailand. The… CONTINUE READING


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