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Main Title Marked DDE Impairment of Mallard Reproduction in Controlled Studies.
Author Heath, Robert G. ; Spann, James W. ; Kreitzer., J. F. ;
CORP Author Fish and Wildlife Service, Laurel, Md. Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.
Year Published 1969
Stock Number PB-280 835
Additional Subjects DDT ; Pesticides ; Toxicology ; Insecticides ; Bioassay ; Dosage ; Concentration(Composition) ; Ingestion(Biology) ; Diets ; Reproduction(Biology) ; Mortality ; Birds ; Tables(Data) ; Experimental data ; Waterfowl ; Reprints ; DDE insecticide ; Mallards ; Anas platyrhynchos ; Water pollution effects(Animals) ; Metabolites ; Toxic substances ; DDD insecticide
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NTIS  PB-280 835 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 5p
Abstract
DDE in concentrations of 10 and 40 p.p.m. in the feed of penned mallards induced significant eggshell thinning and cracking and a marked increase in embryo mortality. DDD and DDT impaired reproduction, but less severely than DDE, a widespread breakdown product of DDT.