Prosulfocarb at center stage!

  • Damien A. DevaultEmail author
  • Jean-Philippe Guillemin
  • Maurice Millet
  • Franck Eymery
  • Marion Hulin
  • Mathilde Merlo
Pesticides Measurement and Risk Assessment for Human Health and Natural Environment


Prosulfocarb is a thiocarbamate herbicide that is rapidly growing in use due to the progressive bioresistance of weeds to certain pesticides and the ban and/or limitation of others. However, the use of prosulfocarb is only recent, and the relevant literature is scarce. The environmental and food impact of prosulfocarb has already been observed, and its transfer mode from targeted crops to untargeted parcels has been investigated. This expertise highlights the volatilization effect to explain the pollution of lone parcels and hedge inefficiency against residue spreads.


Prosulfocarb Apple Cress Cresspool Atmospheric pollution Transfer Volatilisation 



The authors acknowledge Victoria Grace (ENGLISH Publications) for her constructive revisions and the English style.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Damien A. Devault
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jean-Philippe Guillemin
    • 2
  • Maurice Millet
    • 3
    • 4
  • Franck Eymery
    • 5
  • Marion Hulin
    • 5
  • Mathilde Merlo
    • 5
  1. 1.Département des Sciences et TechnologiesCentre Universitaire de Formation et de Recherche de MayotteDembeniFrance
  2. 2.Agroécologie, AgroSup Dijon, INRAUniversité Bourgogne Franche-ComtéDijonFrance
  3. 3.Institute of Chemistry and Processes for Energy, Environment and Health (ICPEES UMR 7515 CNRS), Physico-Chemistry Group of the AtmosphereUniversity of StrasbourgStrasbourgFrance
  4. 4.LTSER FranceUrban Environmental Workshop ZoneStrasbourgFrance
  5. 5.ANSES - Direction de l’évaluation des risquesMaisons-AlfortFrance

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