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ISSN : 2456-8643

Title:
EFFECTS OF PESTICIDE, CHLOROPYRIFOS ON AN ANECIC EARTHWORM LAMPITO MAURITII

Authors:
Dr. AlivaPatnaik and Maminee Panda

Abstract:
Earthworm, the Intestine of Earth plays a vital role in providing nutrients to soil increasing its fertility potential. This study was done to study the impact of chloropyrifos pesticide on different biological parameters of LampitomauritiiKinberg. Subtoxic concentration of chloropyrifos such as 5ppm, 10ppm, 20ppm brought significant changes insurvivility, growth, feeding, regeneration, respiration and excretion as compare with 0ppm dose. The values of these parameters decreased significantly with the increasing dose of the input pesticide, when statistically observed

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