Selenium in wetlands and waterfowl foods at Kesterson Reservoir, California, 1984

@article{Schuler1990SeleniumIW,
  title={Selenium in wetlands and waterfowl foods at Kesterson Reservoir, California, 1984},
  author={Carol A. Schuler and Robert G. Anthony and Harry M. Ohlendorf},
  journal={Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology},
  year={1990},
  volume={19},
  pages={845-853}
}
Kesterson Reservoir (Kesterson) received subsurface agricultural drainwater containing high levels of salts and selenium from farmland in the San Joaquin Valley of California. The accumulation of selenium in wetlands and waterfowl foods at Kesterson was investigated during May, August, and December of 1984. High concentrations of selenium were found in water, sediments, terrestrial and aquatic vegetation, and aquatic insects. Mean selenium concentrations in aquatic plants and insects ranged… CONTINUE READING

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