The ecological effects of a herbicide-insecticide mixture on an experimental freshwater ecosystem.

@article{Choung2013TheEE,
  title={The ecological effects of a herbicide-insecticide mixture on an experimental freshwater ecosystem.},
  author={Catherine B. Choung and Ross V. Hyne and Mark M. Stevens and Grant C. Hose},
  journal={Environmental pollution},
  year={2013},
  volume={172},
  pages={
          264-74
        }
}
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