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Research Article

Determination of Decabrominated Diphenyl Ether in Soils by Soxhlet Extraction and High Performance Liquid Chromatography

Table 3

Comparison of BDE-209 concentrations with other studies.

TypeRegionBDE-209 (ng/g)Reference

FarmlandPaddy field, Guiyu368.1This study
Rice field, Guiyu37.3 [8]
Farmland, Qingyuan32.2 (3.5–178.5)[29]
Farmland near open burning site, Qingyuan29.9 (1.3–182.7)[29]
Paddy field, Qingyuan12.4 (8.0–18.7)[11]
Farmland, Guiyu31.6[26]
Farmland, Qingyuan41.9[26]

Burning siteBurning site, Qingyuan53.6This study
Burning site, Guiyu132.1This study
Burning site, Qingyuan154 (66.7–284)[11]
Open burning site, Qingyuan693.3[30]
Open burning site, Guiyu630[31]

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