International Journal of Ecotoxicology and Ecobiology

Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018

  • Hermaphroditism induction of Sub-Lethal Dose of Atrazine and Atrazine-Nitrate on the Egyptian Toad, Sclerophrys Regularis

    Ali Gamal Gadel-Rab, Fatma Abdel-Regal Mahmoud, Rashad El Sayed Said, Samy Abdel-Latif Saber, Boshra Abdel-Aziz El Salkh, Aml Sayed Said

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018
    Pages: 63-72
    Received: 4 December 2018
    Accepted: 20 December 2018
    Published: 14 January 2019
    Abstract: In this study, atrazine has been shown to act as a potent endocrine disruptor in amphibians either alone or in combination with nitrate under stable laboratory conditions, causing altered gonadal development at the sub-lethal concentrations. A control group and three treatments were tested; atrazine, nitrate, atrazine- nitrate treatments with doses... Show More