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Transport of Steroids in Surface Waters

  • Laurence Shore
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Part of the Emerging Topics in Ecotoxicology book series (ETEP, volume 1)

Abstract

Testosterone, androstenedione and estrogens are found in run-off from cattle pasture and fields fertilized with manure. The distribution in the primary, secondary and tertiary branches of watersheds is described. In rivers, hormones from CAFOs can be traced over 60 km away.

Keywords

Total Organic Carbon Manure Field Chicken Manure Cattle Pasture Fecal Steroid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departments of Endocrinology and ToxicologyKimron Veterinary InstituteBet DaganIsrael

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