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Year Published: 1963

Insecticides: effects on cutthroat trout of repeated exposure to DDT

Cutthroat trout were periodically exposed to p, pp-DDT, in acetone solution or in the food. Excessive mortality occurred only in lots treated with high concentrations of DDT, probably as a result of decreased resistance to nonspecific stressors. Surviving fish in these lots were significantly larger than those in the control lot, or in the lots...

Allison, Don; Kallman, Burton J.; Cope, Oliver B.; Van Valin, Charles C.

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Reductive dechlorination of DDT to DDD by yeast

Labeled DDD [ 1,1-dichlor-o-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)-ethane] was formed from C14-labeled DDT in the presence of yeast. The formation of DDD from DDE [1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis (p-chlorophenyl)-ethylene] was not observed, indicating that a reductive dechlorination of DDT occurs.

Kallman, Burton J.; Andrews, Austin K.

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Cedar River basin floods

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Schwob, Harlan H.

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A plane-type soil sampler

While studying the effects of pesticides on fish and their environment for the Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife, I have developed a soil sampler that will collect a thin uniform layer of sediment from pond and stream bottoms. As it is becoming increasingly important to analyze the residual deposits of pesticides in this shallow layer of soil...

Frey, Paul J.

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Diffusion of herbicides through plastic film

Plastic film have been used by fishery workers as barriers to subdivide experimental ponds in order to assess the value of some chemical treatment, and as test vessels to contain dilute solutions or suspensions of toxic chemicals in experiments conducted to establish tolerance levels of these chemicals for fish.

Bridges, W.R.; Sanders, Herman O.

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Persistence of DDT and its metabolites in a farm pond

A farm pond near Morrison, Colorado, was treated with 0.02 p.p.m. of DDT in June 1961. The persistence and distribution of the insecticide in materials sampled from the aquatic environment were studied until November 1962. Detectable amounts of DDT were not found in the water after 3 weeks. Residues in the mud had declined within 8 weeks after the...

Bridges, W.R.; Kallman, B.J.; Andrews, A.K.

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Polyethylene as a source of artifacts in the paper chromatography of chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides

The introduction of artifacts from vessels, materials, and chemicals is a serious problem in the study of pesticide residues. It is therefore of interest to record findings that polyethylene wash bottles contain substances soluble in organic solvents and reactive with the silver nitrate chromogenic spray commonly employed in the paper...

Van Valin, C.C.; Kallman, B.J.; O'Donnell, J.J

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Photometric microdetermination of malathion

Carboxylic esters and lactones react with alkaline hydroxylamine to yield hydroxamates; these in acidic solution form colored iron(III) complexes. A photometric determination of such esters and lactones is thus permitted and has been extensively applied ( I-6). Hestrin ( 3) utilized this method for the microdetermination of acetylcholine and his...

Kallman, B.J.

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Distribution and detoxication of toxaphene in Clayton Lake, New Mexico

The fate of toxaphene, applied in three treatments at a total calculated concentration of 0.05 p.p.m. to Clayton Lake, New Mexico, was followed over a 1.5-year period. A detailed description of the chromatographic method of analysis is given. Water concentrations of toxaphene were higher in leeshore samples than in windward samples for 2 weeks...

Kallman, Burton J.; Cope, Oliver B.; Navarre, Richard J.

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Surface water records of Iowa

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Surface water records of Iowa; 1961; USGS Unnumbered Series; Geological Survey (U.S.)

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Geology and ground-water resources of Clayton County, Iowa

Clayton County includes 784 square miles in northeastern Iowa and in 1960 had a population of 21, 962.  For the most part, the county is a dissected upland that is drained mainly by the southeastward flowing Turkey River and its principal tributary, the Volga River.  The Turkey River empties into the Mississippi River, which flows...

Steinhilber, W.L.; Van Eck, O. J.; Feulner, A.J.