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In present study attempt has been made to study Indoor SPM in households of sub-urban areas of District Jammu (J&K). Average indoor SPM at all the polluted sites and sub-sites was observed to be above permissible limit and at reference site it was observed to be below permissible limit    


Suspended particulate matter polyaeromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)

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Choudhary, S. ., & Rampal, . R. K. . (2018). Assessment of indoor SPM in households of sub-urban areas of District Jammu (J&K) . Environment Conservation Journal, 19(3), 67–72.


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