Terrestrial Field Dissipation Studies: Purpose, Design, and Interpretation

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Rather than using controlled laboratory studies this text uses field studies to examine the fate and behavior of pesticides in field studies. Topics discusses include site characteristics and field operations, sample analysis and interpretation of data, and regulatory schemes and use of data in risk assessment.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780841237698
  • Publisher: American Chemical Society
  • Publication date: 1/28/2003
  • Series: ACS Symposium Series, #842
  • Pages: 364
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 6.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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Bayer CropScience

DuPont Crop Protection

Bayer Corporation

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Table of Contents

1 A U.S. Industry Viewpoint on the Design and Use of the Terrestrial Field Dissipation Study 1
2 Terrestrial Field Dissipation Studies: A Review of Guidance and Guidelines 14
3 Design of a Terrestrial Field Leaching and Dissipation Study within the European Registration Process 31
4 Terrestrial Field Soil Dissipation Studies in Pesticide Environmental Risk Assessment 43
5 Field Dissipation Studies: The Measurement of Zero-Time Residues 54
6 Sources and Magnitudes of Variability in the Terrestrial Field Dissipation of Pesticides 73
7 Spatial Variability of Herbicide Sorption on Soil 88
8 Effect of Variability of Soil Properties as a Function of Depth on Pesticide Sorption-Desorption 102
9 In Situ Measurements of Soil Hydrology in a Field Dissipation Study: Implications for Understanding Pesticide Residue Movement 117
10 Electronic Soil Moisture Measurements in Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Field Dissipation and Prospective Groundwater Studies 137
11 Field Soil Dissipation [[superscript 14]C]ET-751 (Pyraflufen-ethyl) in Bare Ground in California: High Specific Activity Radiolabeled Test Substance and Small Plot Design Afford Excellent Method To Measure Field Dissipation 156
12 Diazinon in Apple Orchards: Dissipation from Vegetation and Exposure to Non-Target Organisms 170
13 Field Studies of Imidacloprid Distribution Following Application to Soil through a Drip Irrigation Systems 189
14 Environmental Fate of Fluometuron in a Mississippi Delta Lake Watershed 206
15 Leaching of Post-Emergence Herbicides into Shallow Groundwater during Transition from Conventional Tillage to No-Tillage on Des Moines Lobe Soils of Central Iowa 226
16 Photostability of Two Fungicides on Spray Application Monitors: Effect of Paper and Formulation Type 244
17 Experiments in a Volatilization Chamber under Simulated Outdoor Conditions: A Contribution to a Better Understanding of Field Dissipation Studies 257
18 Determining the Dissipation and Potential Offsite Movement of Pendimethalin through a Monitoring Survey and Environmental Modeling 273
19 Relating Field Dissipation and Laboratory Studies through Modeling: Chlorothalonil Dissipation after Multiple Applications in Peanuts 287
20 Modeling the Effect of Precision Agriculture: Pesticide Losses of Surface Waters 304
Author Index 321
Subject Index 323
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