Martin J. Barrier

Pesticide Residues In Selected Tissues Of The White-Tailed Deer, Odocoileus Virginianus, In Calhoun County, South Carolina

Pesticide residues were measured in selected tissues of the white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, from a leading cotton and soybean producing area in Calhoun County, South Carolina. A minimum of four deer per month were collected from March, 1968, to February, 1969. Nine additional deer were collected from the same area in August and November, 1969. Five deer from an area where pesticides had not been used were included as a control. Samples of fat, brain, liver, kidney, loin muscle, rump muscle, feces and rumen contents were lyophilized, extracted with hexane, then analyzed by gas-...