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    • A Preliminary Evaluation of the DDT Contamination of Sediments in Lakes Natron and Bogoria (Eastern Rift Valley, Africa) 

      Bettinetti, Roberta; Quadroni, Silvia; Crosa, Giuseppe; Harper, David; Dickie, Jennifer; Kyalo, Margaret; Mavuti, Kenneth M; Galassi, Silvana (Royal Swedish Academy of SciencesDepartment of Biology, University of Milan,Department of Geography, University of Leicester,Department of Structural and Functional Biology, University of Insubria, Via Dunant 3, 21100 Varese, ItalySchool of Biological Sciences, University of NairobiDepartment of Chemical and Environmental Sciences, University of Insubria, Via Valleggio 11, 22100 Como, Italy, 2011)
      Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) is still used in Africa for the indoor control of malaria and it may represent a potential hazard for wildlife. The littoral sediments of two alkaline-saline lakes, Natron (Tanzania) ...