Organochlorine pesticide residues in Florida birds of prey, 1969-76.

@article{Johnston1978OrganochlorinePR,
  title={Organochlorine pesticide residues in Florida birds of prey, 1969-76.},
  author={D. K. Johnston},
  journal={Pesticides monitoring journal},
  year={1978},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={8-15}
}
Chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticide residues, especially DDT and its metabolites, were determined in 71 individuals of 14 species of predatory birds obtained in Florida between 1969 and 1976. Of the 71 birds, 68 contained p,p'-DDE or another DDT metabolite; 34 contained dieldrin. DDE was found in 93 percent of the 57 adipose tissue samples, all the 9 brain… CONTINUE READING