Corpus ID: 43926743

Organochlorine Pesticides Residues In Lake Naivasha Catchment Water

  title={Organochlorine Pesticides Residues In Lake Naivasha Catchment Water},
  author={V. Madadi and S. Wandiga and Elizabeth N. Ndunda and K. Mavuti},
  journal={International journal of scientific research in science, engineering and technology},
  • V. Madadi, S. Wandiga, +1 author K. Mavuti
  • Published 2017
  • Environmental Science
  • International journal of scientific research in science, engineering and technology
Lake Naivasha, Kenya, hangs precariously in balance between economic exploitation and biodiversity conservation. There is increasing intensity of horticultural activities around the lake, believed to result in excessive water abstraction and heavy use of agrochemicals. This paper reports the findings of an investigation conducted to determine the extent environmental contamination of 17 organochlorine pesticides including metabolites namely p,p’-DDT, p,p’-DDE, p,p’-DDD, endosulfan I… Expand

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