The use of conventional bioassays, microbiotests, and some “rapid” methods in the selection of an optimal test battery for the assessment of pesticides toxicity

  title={The use of conventional bioassays, microbiotests, and some “rapid” methods in the selection of an optimal test battery for the assessment of pesticides toxicity},
  author={Przemysław Fochtman and Anna Raszka and E. Nierzedska},
  journal={Environmental Toxicology},
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