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Periphyton and Earthworms as Biological Indicators of Metal Pollution in Streams of Blantyre City, Malawi

By C. C. Kaonga and M. Monjerezi

Submitted: March 2nd 2011Reviewed: September 12th 2011Published: February 24th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/28781

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