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Effect of Sub-Lethal Treatment of Organophosphorus Pesticide Ekalux (Quinolphos 25% Ec)On Histopathology of Gonad In Freshwater Lamellibranch Mollusc Lamellidense CorrianusDuring Monsoon Season Found Near Sangola, Dist. Solapur

Research Link - 04/2012; 96, Vol - XI (1),(0973-1628):28-30.

ABSTRACT Present work deals with the study of sub-lethal treatment of organophosphorus pesticide
Ekalux (Quinolphos 25%EC) on histopathology of female gonad in freshwater molluscs
Lamellidenes corrianus from Chincholi tank near Sangola, district Solapur (Maharashtra)
during monsoon season. The present investigation on histopathology of the female gonad showed
severe damage to developing gametes and change in shape of vitellogenic oocytes, when exposed
to sub-lethal concentration of organophosphorus pesticide for 15 days during monsoon.

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