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Studies on histopathological effects of an agro-chemical Ekalux EC-25 in the Chironomus larvae

Md. Noor Alama*
a*University Department of Zoology, Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribag-825301, Jharkhand, India
Received 12th January, 2014; Revised 15th February, 2014

Abstract :Histopathological changes in the tissue of a midge, Chironomus larva under sublethal exposure to an organophosphate insecticide Ekalux EC25 has been studied in the present endeavour. The histopathological lesions were observed in the integument, gut wall, anal gills, various internal structures located in the haemocoel and the tracheal structures, thus showing highly toxic nature of the pesticide.

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