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Status of Heavy Metals and Pesticides in Yamuna River : A review

  title={Status of Heavy Metals and Pesticides in Yamuna River : A review},
  author={Sadre Alam and Swapnil Rai and S. P. Bajpai},
Water is essential for all forms of life and rivers are the main source of surface water. Mostly civilizations were developed on the bank of rivers but now days the conditions of rivers are very bad. Due to rapid increase in population, rapid industrialization and mismanaged agricultural practices are deteriorating the water quality of rivers. Most of the small rivers which are considered as tributaries of main rivers like the Ganga, Yamuna, Narmada etc are dried or converted as dumping site… CONTINUE READING


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