Pesticide bioaccumulation and plasma sex steroids in fishes during breeding phase from north India.

@article{Singh2008PesticideBA,
  title={Pesticide bioaccumulation and plasma sex steroids in fishes during breeding phase from north India.},
  author={Pratap Bahadur Singh and Vandana Singh},
  journal={Environmental toxicology and pharmacology},
  year={2008},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={
          342-50
        }
}
The investigation was done to monitor the total hexachlorocyclohexane (∑HCH) and total dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (∑DDT), aldrin, endosulfan and chlorpyrifos in liver, brain and ovary, gonadosomatic index (GSI) and plasma levels of testosterone (T) and estradiol-17β (E2) during breeding season of captured catfishes and carps from the unpolluted ponds of Gujartal, Jaunpur (reference site) and polluted rivers Gomti, Jaunpur and Ganga, Varanasi. Results have indicated that catfishes have… CONTINUE READING

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