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Trivia # 152: University of Palmyra’review on biodegradability of …

8 April, 2010
Trivia Toxicology from April 08, 2010: The active compound of many pesticides used on crops of cassava and vegetables in the southwest of Colombia, is highly harmful to humans and alters ecologic systems.The research group ‘Environmental Foresight’ from  National University in Palmyra, with participation of students of Environmental Engineering, became part of the investigation and determined the low biodegradability in the environment of:
a) Carbofuran;
b) Glyphosate;
c) Cypermethrin
Correct Answer a. Read more in Spanish news: A review on carbofuran at the University of Palmyra


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