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dc.contributor.authorSundhar, S-
dc.contributor.authorShakila, R J-
dc.contributor.authorJeyasekaran, G-
dc.contributor.authorShalini, R-
dc.contributor.authorAanand, S-
dc.identifier.issn2582-6727 (Online); 2582-6506 (Print)-
dc.description.abstractThe level of residual organochlorine pesticide (OCP) toxicity in green seaweed, Ulva lactuca was examined in the present study. Samples were collected from Hare Island (site 1), Erwadi (site 2), Seeniyappa Dhargah (site 3), Mandapam (site 4) and from Rameswaram (site 5) of Gulf of Mannar coast during North-East Monsoon and the beginning of post-monsoon and were analyzed by the standard protocol of AOAC 2007.01 QuEChERS using GC-MS. The analysis revealed that the total OCPs were ranged from 49.61 ng g-1 to 123.68 ng g-1, respectively in sites 5 and site 1. The persistence of Hexachlorocyclohexane, endosulfan, endrin, and DDT was observed in this study. This study inferred that green seaweeds were found to contain high OCP residues immediately after the rainy season.en_US
dc.publisherNISCAIR-CSIR, Indiaen_US
dc.rights CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Indiaen_US
dc.sourceIJMS Vol.49(11) [November 2020]en_US
dc.subjectUlva lactucaen_US
dc.titleEvaluation of Organochlorine pesticides in edible seaweed Ulva lactuca Linnaeus, 1753 in the Gulf of Mannar, Southern Indiaen_US
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