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Pesticides Removal by Filtration over Cactus Pear Leaves: A Cheap and Natural Method for Small-Scale Water Purification in Semi-Arid Regions

Bibliographic reference Gebrekidan, Abraha ; Nicolai, Hannah ; Vincken, Liese ; Teferi, Mekone ; Asmelash, Tsehaye ; et. al. Pesticides Removal by Filtration over Cactus Pear Leaves: A Cheap and Natural Method for Small-Scale Water Purification in Semi-Arid Regions. In: CLEAN - Soil, Air, Water (Print): a journal of sustainability and environmental safety, Vol. 41, no.3, p. 235-243 (2013)
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